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Research Highlights

The College of Agricultural Sciences invests nearly $97 million in research and graduate study yearly. Learn about some of our recent highlights.

A core set of genes involved in the responses of honey bees to multiple diseases caused by viruses and parasites has been identified by an international team of researchers.

The first known infection in the United States by a strain of antibiotic resistant E. coli raises the possibility of a "superbug" that could cause untreatable infections.

Penn State looks at the college's honey bee research as part of its Inspiring Research video series.

Looking at the lab's drive to find plants that will grow in poor conditions and help hungry people produce food.

The Roots Lab continues to push to find genotypes that could thrive in low-nutrient conditions and resist drought and ultimately help relieve world hunger.

Researchers in the college continue to investigate ways to deal with mosquitoes and malaria to stride towards eliminating the disease.

College researchers—and others across the University—are making great strides in understanding Colony Collapse Disorder.

Ag Sciences researchers found a way to kill leukemia cells in mice using omega-3 from fish oil.