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Published on December 12, 2017 by Julian Fung

Flowing towards cleaner rivers

What does a river researcher look like? The question may conjure images of people in leaning over the sides of boats to gather water samples or standing in swirling currents with large nets to catch debris, chest-high waders almost entirely submerged.

You’re probably not picturing someone sitting at a computer, writing code and devising complex algorithms. ...

Published on December 6, 2017 by Matt Swayne

E-devices may interfere with science reading comprehension

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — People who often read on electronic devices may have a difficult time understanding scientific concepts, according to a team of researchers. They suggest that this finding, among others in the study, could also offer insights on how reading a scientific text differs from casual reading.

In a study, a group of adult ...

Published on December 4, 2017 by Julian Fung

ICS 2018 Seed Grant Program now open

The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) 2018 Seed Grant Program is now accepting applications. Through this initiative, ICS provides funding for promising computational and data-intensive research projects, with the aim of enabling researchers to apply for larger awards.

This year’s program will make $400,000 available to awardees. Individual projects may receive up to $35,000.

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