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David WolfPurdue alumni selected for space council Users Advisory Group

Decorated NASA astronaut David Wolf and Indianapolis businessman/philanthropist Fred Klipsch, both Purdue University alumni, will serve as members of the new Users Advisory Group for the National Space Council.

Li thermoResearch Highlights

Researchers at Purdue University have developed new heterostructures that could make optoelectrical devices, such as solar panels and sensors, more efficient.

cnc cementPurdue researchers show concrete infused with wood nanocrystals is stronger, plan to use it in California bridge

Purdue University researchers studying whether concrete is made stronger by infusing it with microscopic-sized nanocrystals from wood are moving from the laboratory to the real world with a bridge that will be built in California this spring.

Low novosteoPurdue targeted drug combination could expedite bone fracture healing, be used as injection

Purdue researchers are developing and commercializing a targeted drug combination that once injected into a patient could speed up and improve bone fracture healing, and significantly cut recovery costs.

Suresh Garimella Purdue’s Suresh Garimella appointed to BioCrossroads board of directors

Suresh Garimella, executive vice president for research and partnerships and the Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors for BioCrossroads Inc.

Year of the Dog shines light on man’s best friend

The spotlight is on man’s best friend as the start of the Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Dog.

Kuhn dengueMosquito gut may hold the key to preventing Dengue and Zika

The midgut of a mosquito may hold the key to preventing mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and Dengue, according to research published in PLOS Pathogens. A mosquito's ability to replicate and transmit a virus depends on the metabolic environment of tissues in its midgut: the primary site of infection.

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