A Purdue University researcher's U.S. patent for a safer, easier and 'greener' method to incorporate fluorine into organic compounds - a common step in materials processing, drug discovery and synthesis of agricultural treatments - has been licensed to a subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a St. Louis-based life science and high technology company.
Purdue University trustees on Wednesday (May 22) approved frozen tuition and cut costs for West Lafayette students.
Stephen and Diane Beaudoin have tried for years to fully communicate with their son, David, 11, who is diagnosed with severe, non-verbal autism. The Beaudoins credit SPEAK all!, an iPad application, with the enriched communication they now have with their son. David has been using SPEAK all! for about one year.
The tornado that hit the Oklahoma City area on Monday (May 20) may be especially frightening for children because of the destruction to schools and the number of children who died, says a Purdue University child development expert.
Purdue Extension's popular Corn and Soybean Field Guide is now available in an interactive iPad app format.
Indiana farmers who had to wait through a month of seemingly never-ending rain that kept them out of their fields are now getting caught up in planting their crops.
Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy highlights need for advances in cancer prevention, not just treatment, Purdue expert says
Angelina Jolie's announcement that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer highlights the need for more cancer prevention options, according to a Purdue University breast-cancer expert.