2/13: Understanding power grid rules; The Medical Minute; Things to Do

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Things to Do at Penn State: Feb. 13-20

Penn State Centre Stage's "The Lucky Boy," the President's Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York, TEDxPSU and a "Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure" at Eisenhower Auditorium are among the cultural highlights at Penn State this weekend and next week.  Full story


witchweed crop in Kenya

Local genetic adaption helps sorghum crop hide from witchweed

The parasite known as witchweed is one of the greatest threats to food security in Africa, causing billions of dollars in crop losses annually — but a new study led by Penn State researchers found that some sorgum crops have adapted to have mutations that helps the plant resist the parasite.  Full story

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