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Jian ceramicsMaterials study probes ‘field-assisted’ processing for high-tech ceramic components

A new project will study the fundamental mechanisms behind a method that uses electrical fields to enhance ceramics-sintering processing to manufacture components for a range of military and commercial applications.


Tumor suppressor key in maintaining stem cell status in muscle

A gene known to suppress tumor formation in a broad range of tissues plays a key role in keeping stem cells in muscles dormant until needed, a finding that may have implications for both human health and animal production, according to a Purdue University study.


Wilker SiebertShellfish chemistry combined with polymer to create new biodegradable adhesive

A new type of adhesive that combines the bonding chemistry of shellfish with a bio-based polymer has been shown to perform as well as commercially available products and can be easily degraded, representing a potential non-toxic alternative.


19 Purdue students will study presidential inauguration

A group of Purdue University students will get a once-every-four-years opportunity to study a presidential inauguration from the front row of history.


Eugene CernanPurdue astronaut Eugene Cernan dies at age 82

Eugene Cernan, a Purdue University electrical engineering alumnus, died Monday (Jan. 17) at the age of 82.


Whelton lowflowProject focuses on reducing pathogen threat in low-flow water systems

Low-flow building water systems designed to conserve water pose potential health hazards because they may cause an increase in disease-causing organisms and harmful chemicals.


Shaver NextcarProject focusing on heavy-duty trucks is part of national effort to reduce vehicle fuel consumption

Purdue University is leading part of a national effort to reduce vehicle fuel consumption by 20 percent through automated systems that interconnect cars and trucks and the transportation infrastructure using sensors and online cloud technology.


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