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Dr. Zhong-Yin Zhang elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 21, 2017

Three Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

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Dr. Zhong-Yin Zhang elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 21, 2017

Three Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

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Vibrating sensors could identify blood biomarkers, improve early-stage detection, treatment of numerous diseases

November 21, 2017

Purdue researchers have found a method of identifying biological markers in small amounts of blood that they believe could be used to detect a myriad of diseases, infections and different medical conditions at early stages.

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Carbon’s economic damage costlier than thought based on current science

November 20, 2017

The data used to calculate the damage that an additional ton of carbon dioxide has on the global economy has long relied on outdated science. Recent updates modeled by the University of California, Davis and Purdue University raise the calculations of those costs significantly and change the outlook on climate change from a positive for agriculture to a negative.

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Biochemistry professor who is developing blood test to detect early stage breast cancer wins Purdue commercialization award

November 17, 2017

W. Andy Tao, a biochemistry professor in the College of Agriculture who discovered a method to detect and monitor breast cancer using a simple blood test and bladder cancer using a urine test, is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University faculty.

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Widespread chemical contaminants stunt growth of amphibians

November 17, 2017

A series of synthetic chemicals widely used in household products, food packaging and clothing have a significant effect on the development of frogs, even at low doses, according to a Purdue University study.

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Andy Tao, a biochemistry professor in the College of Agriculture, is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Commercialization Award

November 17, 2017

The award is given annually to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to, and success with, commercializing Purdue research discoveries. The award was established with an endowment gift from the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Foundation.

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Widespread chemical contaminants stunt growth of amphibians

November 17, 2017

A series of synthetic chemicals widely used in household products, food packaging and clothing have a significant effect on the development of frogs, even at low doses, according to a Purdue University study.

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Game theory harnessed for cybersecurity of large-scale nets

November 15, 2017

Researchers have laid the groundwork for a method to improve cybersecurity for large-scale systems like the power grid and autonomous military defense networks by harnessing game theory and creating new intelligent algorithms.

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Purdue researchers receive ‘Grand Challenges Explorations’ grant for projects to help expecting mothers

November 15, 2017

Purdue University announced Tuesday (Nov. 14) that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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