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Hill insecticidesNew class of insecticides offers safer, more targeted mosquito control

Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.


Mattoo SanyalProtein determines life or death fate of stressed cells

Researchers discovered a new protein involved in the process that determines the fate of cells under stress and whether they fight to survive or sacrifice themselves for the greater good.


Granger Little FootNew instrument dates old skeleton; 'Little Foot' 3.67 million years old

A skeleton named Little Foot is among the oldest hominid skeletons ever dated at 3.67 million years old, according to an advanced dating method.


Prof on how 150th anniversary of Civil War will, could be remembered

The 150th anniversary of the surrenders at Appomattox and Durham Station that marked the end of the Civil War are approaching, and a Purdue University historian says to truly commemorate the war, the rebuilding and reconstruction that followed in its wake needs to be a part of its remembrance.


Natural nanocrystals shown to strengthen concrete

Cellulose nanocrystals derived from industrial byproducts have been shown to increase the strength of concrete, representing a potential renewable additive to improve the ubiquitous construction material.


Purdue Krannert students realize returns through startup venture fund

Purdue University students are acquiring real-world business experience by performing due diligence on startups applying for funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund, an evergreen fund created to accelerate the commercialization of Purdue's early-stage innovations.


President issues statement affirming University's commitment to nondiscrimination policy

Purdue works hard every day to be an open and welcoming institution, and we stand by our university-wide policy on nondiscrimination, which prohibits 'discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.'


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