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Vitamin B3 might have been made in space, delivered to Earth by meteorites

Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Pennsylvania State University, Greenbelt, MD

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Class Notes

Franklin said the changes would give the district enough time to delay classes by two hours if needed because of springtime weather, but any more canceled days would require the district to add more days to the end of the school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Albion College, Pennsylvania State University, Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Florida State case unneeded distraction for Penn State

Current President Rodney Erickson, left, shakes the hand of President elect Eric Barron at the trustees meeting, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in University Park, Pa.


Related Topix: Florida State University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Warren Washington is an internationally recognized expert on atmospheric science and climate research.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Oregon State University, Pennsylvania State University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Saliva Fuels a Tiny Medical Device

Miniature health gadgets have sparked great interest in recent years, but powering them is a perennial challenge.


State College Police Investigate Report of Sexual Assault

According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, roughly 60 percent of sexual assaults never get reported to police, making it one of the most underreported crimes in the United States.


Related Topix: State College, PA

Jacksonville Daily News

Powers initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Jaclyn Powers of Jacksonville was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, a collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Pennsylvania State University

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Monica Tassoni leaving WSFA 12 News

WSFA 12 News co-workers said goodbye to one of our own Friday morning. Meteorologist Monica Tassoni is moving to the upper Northeast to be with her soon-to-be husband.


Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Bennington Banner

YATST spotlighted at international education conference

Vermont's effort to elevate student involvement in learning and school decision-making was featured at the recent American Education Research Association annual meeting in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: East Hardwick, VT, Hardwick, VT, Pennsylvania State University

US News & World Report

Pennsylvania Teen Convicted of Recording Bullies Wins After Nationwide Outrage

President Barack Obama records students with an iPad on Feb. 4, 2014, at Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Md.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Instagram, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law, Law

New Scientist

Wikipedia searches and sick tweets predict flu cases

The internet will see you now. A new algorithm can track flu cases across the US by mining data from Wikipedia.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pennsylvania State University, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case

File: Climate researcher Michael E. Mann, formerly of the University of Virginia and now based at Penn State University Unpublished research by university scientists is exempt from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday, rejecting an attempt by skeptics of global warming to view the work of a prominent ... (more)


Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, University of Virginia

Philadelphia Gay News

Day in the Life Of: a college administrator: Aneesah Smith

Aneesah Smith's office is a sea of rainbows: Rainbow flags drape over her office chair, and her walls are adorned with signs of encouragement and pride.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Philadelphia, PA, Student Society, Sororities, Sigma Gamma Rho, Rosemont College, Temple University


Vitamin B3 May Have Been Made In Space,...

Image Caption: Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Pennsylvania State University, Greenbelt, MD

The Horse

How to Clip and Bathe Safely

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

The Times of Israel

Binging and purging at Passover

In 1979, as a freshman at Penn State University, I began my descent into anorexia.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Thanksgiving, Fasting

Altoona Mirror

Female-focused expo set for April 26

The Breast Cancer & Women's Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania, the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone and the Altoona Mirror are sponsoring the Women's Healthy Living Expo on the Tyrone Hospital campus on April 26. "The reason we decided to do this is because we think that for women's health it's really important to educate women on the different ... (more)


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Tyrone, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Penn State backs Barron; Florida State challenges New York Times report on Jameis Winston case

President elect Eric Barron answers questions from the media during the press conference.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

National Geographic

Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens

A surprising finding about East African honeybees lends new hope to the fight against colony collapses in the West.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture


UI named mentoring center for minority graduate students

UI mathematics professor and UCEM principal investigator Philip Kutzko has a distinguished history of minority mentoring, having been honored with a national mentoring award by President Obama in 2009.


Related Topix: University of Iowa, Iowa, University of South Florida, Cornell University, Pennsylvania State University