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How cells transport molecules with ‘active carpets’

New research provides insights into the process of diffusion in living systems, with implications from novel active coatings to understanding how pathogens...

A GLIMPSE INTO A CELL

Scientists have known for decades that our cells constantly shed tiny pieces known as extracellular vesicles (EVs), but until relatively recently they...

First ever ‘pioneer’ factor found in plants enables cells to change their fate

Cells don’t express all the genes they contain all the time. The portion of our genome that encodes eye color, for example,...

Physical force alone spurs gene expression, study reveals

Cells will ramp up gene expression in response to physical forces alone, a new study finds. Gene activation, the first step...
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Environmental efforts earn Master Watershed Steward program high honors

The Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward program played a significant role in two of the 15 projects recently honored with a 2022 Governor’s...

Penn State students donate almost $30,000 to ‘Swipe Out Hunger’

During Earth Week this past April, Penn State students raised almost $30,000 for the Student Emergency Fund by donating extra dining dollars from their...

VOA: FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot for Healthy Kids Ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their...

VOA: What is the Great Replacement Theory?

In a 180-page missive posted online before the May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, alleged gunman Payton Gendron wrote that...