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.
The first case of Zika virus in an Indiana resident has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
Purdue University researchers participated in a multi-institute project that sequenced the genome of the common bedbug, a blood-sucking insect that has reemerged globally as a hardy pest capable of withstanding most major classes of insecticides.
The World Health Organization declares the Zika virus is an international public health emergency. The following Purdue University experts can discuss what the Zika virus means for women’s health and fears related to public health outbreaks.
The World Health Organization declares the Zika virus is an international public health emergency. The following Purdue University experts can discuss the virus, how it spreads and interacts with humans and mosquitos, mosquito control, and ways to protect from mosquito bites.