A Purdue University researcher's U.S. patent for a safer, easier and 'greener' method to incorporate fluorine into organic compounds - a common step in materials processing, drug discovery and synthesis of agricultural treatments - has been licensed to a subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a St. Louis-based life science and high technology company.
Purdue University trustees on Wednesday (May 22) approved frozen tuition and cut costs for West Lafayette students.
Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future 'optoelectronic' circuits for sensors and information processing.
Stephen and Diane Beaudoin have tried for years to fully communicate with their son, David, 11, who is diagnosed with severe, non-verbal autism. The Beaudoins credit SPEAK all!, an iPad application, with the enriched communication they now have with their son. David has been using SPEAK all! for about one year.