Some deer are more susceptible to chronic wasting disease that is spreading through herds of white-tailed deer across much of the United States, according to Penn State researchers, who have identified a panel of genetic markers that reliably predict which animals are most vulnerable to the contagious neurological disorder.
Beaver Associate Professor of Biology Cassandra Miller-Butterworth agreed to consult on and star in a book about bats, written by Baden Academy fifth-graders Kaitlyn Desrochers, center, and Kennedi Emery, left.
Anthropologist Heather Garvin was part of a team of scientists that, in 2013, discovered 1,500 fossils from a new species deep in an elaborate South African cave system. It's been called "one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century." Garvin will speak at Penn State Beaver on Nov. 9.
Penn State Beaver biology professor Cassandra Miller-Butterworth has long been concerned with the plight of the little brown bat. Now, through her work with fellow professors and students, she's bringing the fight to the community.