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Hill deer tickTick genome reveals inner workings of a versatile blood-guzzler

An international team of scientists led by Purdue University has sequenced the genome of the tick that transmits Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne illness in North America.


Spensa panelAgReliant Genetics launches precision agriculture technology platform

AgReliant Genetics, the third largest seed corn company in North America, launched the beta version of its precision agriculture platform to the public Monday (Feb. 8), in collaboration with Spensa Technologies, an agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette.


Pol pollenFrom allergens to anodes: pollen derived battery electrodes

Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated that renewable pollens could produce carbon architectures for anode applications in energy storage devices,' said Vilas Pol.


Thomovsky charlieVeterinary Teaching Hospital's underwater treadmill aids recovering canine patients

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine has an underwater treadmill for dogs.


AgrAbility planning 25th anniversary activities

AgrAbility has entered 2016 with observances scheduled to commemorate 25 years of helping people in agriculture overcome their disabilities so they can continue to work and remain productive.


Purdue in Princeton Review's top 200 'best value' colleges

Purdue University is listed in the Princeton Review's 200 best value colleges for 2016, according to information released Tuesday (Feb. 2).


Business and tourism experts on Zika virus

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency. The following Purdue University experts can discuss travel and tourism related to the Zika virus.


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