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Geosciences team wins regional competition, advances to international finals


 A team of Penn State geosciences graduate students outperformed nine other university teams to win first place in the Eastern Section of the Imperial Barrel Award competition. As winners of the... read more

Solving corrosive ocean mysery reveals future climate

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State-of-the-art carbon-14 dating facility coming to Penn State


High-precision accelerator mass spectrometer will bring chronology into focus. By A'ndrea Elyse Messer May 4, 2015 Penn State will soon be home to an accelerator mass spectrometer (AMS) that will... read more

Turn back the molecular clock, say Argentina's plant fossils


 By A'ndrea Elyse Messer December 2, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Molecular clocks -- based on changes in genetic material -- indicate much younger ages for a wide variety of plants found as... read more