Research Videos

May 8, 2017

As Colombia emerges from 50 years of violence, Penn State experts are helping poor farmers switch from growing coca, the stuff of cocaine, to growing cacao, the principal ingredient in chocolate

June 19, 2015

Penn State and the University of Freiburg are opening a joint center in Germany to connect scientists and students to local opportunities in research, education, and service.

November 14, 2014

Developed by the Penn State Center for Nutrient Solutions, this is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.

November 13, 2014

Funded by a Reinvention Fund grant from the Sustainability Institute, the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center is spearheading an effort to develop a Sustainable Watersheds Program at Penn State, which will engage local watershed partners and provide increased engaged scholarship opportunities for Penn State students.

November 21, 2013

Microbiologists are using a fungus to wipe out bedbugs.

August 9, 2013

The team working in the Roots Lab at Penn State, led by Jonathan Lynch, professor of plant nutrition, is studying what the rest of us don't see--the very important work going on underneath the ground that enables the growth of healthier, higher producing crops.

July 9, 2013

This is a brief introductory video from the UNESCO Chair in Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development at Penn State.

June 11, 2013

Whole colonies are dying in record numbers. Why the bees are dying is a mystery. Penn State, one of the country's leading honey bee research facilities, has been investigating the problem.

February 2, 2012

Penn State scientists find an inspiring collaboration. Dr. Prabhu, who specializes in the health benefits of fish oil, and Dr. Paulson, who is studying the stem cells that cause leukemia, connected their seemingly separate study areas during a weekly faculty lunch.

December 17, 2010

The Conewago Creek watershed is a 52 square mile area north of Harrisburg, PA. This video highlights local perspectives on the importance of creating and maintaining a healthy watershed for the community and the Susquehanna River Basin, as a whole.