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Dunn-SpacePurdue student to live in simulated space habitat

A Purdue University industrial engineering doctoral student is among six 'crew members' spending the next eight months in a domed habitat on a volcanic landscape mimicking life on a Martian outpost.


Indiana pumpkin crop developed well with favorable weather

Mild weather in the spring and early summer coupled with sufficient rain in August allowed this year's Indiana pumpkin crop to flourish.


KinaSensePurdue technology being commercialized to test cancer drugs' benefit to individual patients

An official at a life sciences startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company may help oncologists see faster than ever which drug therapies will benefit cancer patients and to what extent.


Trustees ratify named professorships, approve floor for agricultural economics

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Sept. 26) voted to ratify three named professorships and approved naming the seventh floor of the Krannert Building the Beck's Floor for Agricultural Economics.


Purdue releases its first alumni results as part of Gallup-Purdue Index

President Mitch Daniels on Friday (Sept. 26) released the first results of a survey of Purdue University alumni based on the national Gallup-Purdue Index.


Purdue trustees approve array of construction, improvement projects

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Sept. 26) approved moving forward on a new residence facility for the Honors College and construction of a student services and activities complex at the Purdue University North Central campus. Trustees also gave approval to plan, finance and construct a Purdue Airport runway rehabilitation project.


Research reveals ways to stem growing active shooter tide

By mining the same data the FBI used to document the growing number of “active shooter” events in recent years, Purdue University researchers have created detailed computer modeling that reveals the two most salient means to slow a shooter: locks on schoolroom doors and armed school personnel.


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