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A ‘bang’ in LIGO detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet

Gravitational waves from what may be the most massive black hole merger yet observed have been detected by the National Science...

Eye of a fly: Researchers reveal secrets of fly vision for rapid flight control

By examining how fruit flies use eye movements to enhance flight control with a staggeringly fast reaction speed — about 30 times...

Pain ‘catastrophizing’ may lead to little exercise, more time sedentary

Chronic pain affects the majority of older adults in the U.S., and getting enough exercise plays a key role in pain management....

Aspirin after calving can provide relief to dairy cows, increase milk production

Dairy cows that received a short course of anti-inflammatory medication after calving had lower metabolic stress and produced more milk than untreated...

Measles outbreaks in Niger linked to rainfall and temperature, study finds

Rainfall and temperature drive agricultural activity, which, in turn, influences patterns of measles outbreaks in the West African nation of Niger, according...

Cover crop mixtures must be ‘farm-tuned’ to provide maximum ecosystem services

Penn State researchers, in a recent study, were surprised to learn that they could take the exact same number of seeds from...

President’s New Student Convocation to welcome Class of 2024 and their families

As part of this year’s Welcome Week, President Barron will welcome first-year students to Penn State during the President’s New Student...

Penn State launches new public health campaign

Penn State has launched an integrated effort to remind faculty, staff and students at all campuses and in adjacent communities of the...

University prepares for mask, PPE distribution

With the start of the fall semester a few weeks away, Penn State officials have been working diligently to procure masks and...

Cover crop roots are key to understanding ecosystem services

To judge the overall effectiveness of cover crops and choose those offering the most ecosystem services, agricultural scientists must consider the...

Research helps explain source of pathogen that causes bitter rot disease

Fungal spores responsible for bitter rot disease, a common and devastating infection in fruit, do not encounter their host plants by chance....

Penn State to receive $1.9M from state to assist with safe fall reopening

Penn State will receive more than $1.9 million from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to help with the implementation of...

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[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

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[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...