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2014-11-17 08:21:46

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was recognized on Friday, Nov.

2014-01-08 23:24:46

Undergraduate and graduate programs delivered online through Penn State World Campus earned top spots in this year’s U.S.

2013-12-03 23:28:25

Penn State's first wave of MOOC professors share their thoughts, experiences with online educators. University Park, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013

2013-11-21 14:23:43

Within the hospitality industry, manager support for fun is instrumental in reducing employee turnover, particularly for younger employees.

2013-10-07 23:26:36

Faculty who taught Penn State’s initial round of MOOCs, or massive online open courses, say their experiences will influence how they teach their regular classes. University

Study Finds Walnuts Benefit Cardiovascular Health
2013-05-08 18:38:00

A team of Penn State researchers are parroting other studies that have found walnuts to be one of the healthiest nuts there is.

Theory And Practice Is Key To Optimized Broadband, Low-loss Optical Metamaterials
2013-03-28 16:14:39

The union of theory and practice makes broadband, low-loss optical devices practical, which is why two groups of Penn State engineers collaborated to design optical metamaterials that have custom applications that are easily manufactured.

Decoys Could Prevent The Spread Of Ash-killing Beetles
2013-02-15 13:43:36

As the emerald ash borer ravages North American ash trees, threatening the trees' very survival, a team of entomologists and engineers may have found a way to prevent the spread of the pests.

2011-09-01 12:37:18

Children who go through puberty at a faster rate are more likely to act out and to suffer from anxiety and depression.

2011-02-15 08:00:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has collaborated with The Pennsylvania State University to develop a breakthrough material that can significantly improve the performance of spacecraft antennas.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'