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Laser tool effective at identifying mutant listeria bacteria

A Purdue University-developed laser tool already effective in quickly detecting harmful bacteria has been shown to detect mutant varieties of listeria - and in the same amount of time.


Speakall SonziaSPEAK MODalities partners with accessible technology company to provide autism app through innovative 'Touch Easel'

SPEAKall!®, a tablet application developed at Purdue University that facilitates communication and language development for children and families affected by autism spectrum disorders, will now be offered pre-installed on a large touch screen learning platform that could help increase socialization and communication in children diagnosed with autism or other challenges in communicating effectively.


Hasler tecnamPurdue Aviation, TECNAM combine resources to bring sales, flight training to Purdue Research Park Aerospace District

Purdue Aviation LLC, Purdue Research Foundation and Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM announce a partnership that will support a U.S.-based sales, maintenance and training center in the Purdue Research Park Aerospace District in West Lafayette, Indiana.


Purdue projects another record-breaking class

Purdue University expects its entering class of 2016 to be the largest since 2008 and anticipates a class that again breaks records for its diversity and academic profile. The projections, coming on the heels of another year of record applications, are based on the number of admitted students who paid their admissions deposit by the May 2 commitment date.


Cheng_resarciResearch points to a new treatment for pancreatic cancer

Researchers have shown how controlling cholesterol metabolism in pancreatic cancer cells reduces metastasis, pointing to a potential new treatment using drugs previously developed for atherosclerosis.


Purdue, CME Group to take monthly ‘barometer’ of confidence in agricultural economy

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the derivatives marketplace CME Group are partnering to produce the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, a monthly nationwide measure of the health of the U.S. agricultural economy.


Eli Lilly leader, distinguished chemical and biological engineering stalwart to receive Purdue honorary doctorates

The president and CEO of Ely Lilly and Co., and a chemical and biological engineering stalwart will receive honorary doctoral degrees during Purdue University's spring commencement ceremonies.


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