Pennsylvania State University

Key regulator of bone development identified

Loss of a key protein leads to defects in skeletal development including reduced bone density and a shortening of the fingers and toes—a condition known as brachydactyly. The discovery was made by researchers at Penn State ...

12 hours ago
popularity15 comments 0

Apartheid's lingering effects on HIV and AIDS

Though it was abolished more than two decades ago, Apartheid continues to affect communities in South Africa. In this political system, which lasted from 1948 to the 1994 democratic elections, people were racially classified ...

Dec 07, 2016
popularity12 comments 0

Why do we sacrifice sleep?

Sleeping well is often cited as a key method of improving one's health and well-being. But when the challenges of life require more hours in the day than a person has available, sleep is often sacrificed.

Nov 17, 2016
popularity2 comments 0