For several Penn State students taking a course on marine biogeochemistry, the coastal waters of the Florida Keys became an extension of their laboratory.
Machine learning programs that can classify leaves and place them in biological families may unlock new clues about the evolution of plant life, but only if scientists understand what the computers are seeing.
Angelique Adams, CEO of Angelique Adams Media Solutions, LLC, was awarded the 2022 Charles L. Hosler Alumni Scholar Medal by Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
Upcycling plastic waste into graphite, used in electric vehicles and renewable energy storage, could positively contribute to the global economy, preserving resources, saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions, according to Penn State researchers.
Edward Spagnuolo, who recently graduated from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences with a bachelor's degree in geobiology, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
Lee Kump, John Leone Dean in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Susan L. Brantley, the Dr. Hubert Barnes and Dr. Mary Barnes Professor in Geosciences, has been named an Evan Pugh University Professor, the highest honor that Penn State bestows on a faculty member.
Penn State's Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS) has awarded eight new seed grants to bolster computational and data science research projects throughout the University.
Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College recognized the 11th annual finalist presentations and winner of the recently endowed Robert F. Guentter Jr. Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award on Thursday, May 5, immediately following the three finalists' presentations:
A novel theory of cross phenomena could be applied to predict whether a new material would be effective for use in various applications from improved medical ultrasounds to more efficient refrigerators, according to a Penn State researcher.