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Published on December 21, 2017

ICS co-sponsors Health, Environment Seed Grants

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A collection of Penn State research institutes including the Institute for CyberScience, together with the College of Medicine have announced seed grant funding for innovative and collaborative research projects in the area of health and the environment. Penn State researchers from all campuses are invited to submit proposals for funding of ...

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 ...

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