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Brooke Doerfler undergraduate exhibition

Psychology professor maps the country's mental health

Penn State Beaver psychology professor Kevin Bennett has gathered disparate data and research to create a comprehensive map of psychological issues in the United States. Among his findings: neuroticism is higher in the Northeast and the West Coast is more open to experimentation.
Professor Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski holds an ophthalmoscope up to a student's eye.

Biology: It's in the genes

Professor Cabarcas-Petroski uses a data to compare normal tissues to cancer tissues, making connections other researchers have either overlooked or not yet discovered.