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Easing the collateral damage that fisheries inflict on seabirds

Two recent studies highlight the harm that industrial fisheries are doing to the world’s seabirds, either by overharvesting the birds’ favorite prey or by drowning birds hooked on longlines.

Camel milk may help control diabetes, researchers say

Camels from Sudan and Somalia are led across Egypt’s deserts, where they are sold for meat or pressed into service hauling tourists around ancient tombs and temples. But one part of the camel is often overlooked: Its salty milk may help in controlling diabetes.

Penn State scientists help construct largest 3-D map of the universe

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III), an international collaboration that includes Penn State astronomers, has produced the largest-ever three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes.