Cocoa may help fight obesity-related inflammation
June 12, 2013
A few cups of hot cocoa may not only fight off the chill of a winter's day, but they could also help obese people better control inflammation-related diseases, such as diabetes, according to Penn State researchers.
Get to Know Your Neighbor promotes scholarly interactions across campus
June 6, 2013
Postdoctoral scholars and graduate students may spend many hours hidden away in their laboratories, focused on research projects and collecting data for papers. As a result, they often can overlook the value of networking and meeting colleagues across campus.
Researchers develop a faster method to identify Salmonella strains
May 30, 2013
A method that promises to reduce by more than half the time it takes health officials to identify Salmonella strains has been developed by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Student Stories: Food Science major conducts research in France
May 24, 2013
How do you get a child to eat his or her vegetables? This is just one of the problems that Erica Pilgram tackled during a summer stay in France.
'Mooofins' carry food product-development team into national finals
May 20, 2013
The Penn State Product Development team, a group of students in the food science department, recently was named one of three finalists in the Dairy Research Institute New Product Competition.