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Andy TaoNew kinase detection method helps identify targets for developing cancer drugs

Purdue University researchers have developed a high-throughput method for matching kinases to the proteins they phosphorylate, speeding the ability to identify multiple potential cancer drug targets.


Research seeks to improve electrical system against weather outages

Determining how to improve the resilience of power grid structures in the face of outages from severe weather events is the focus of a multidisciplinary study by Purdue professors.


Breakthrough soybean research by Purdue and Dow AgroSciences could save farmers millions

Through a collaborative project, Purdue University and Dow AgroSciences researchers have discovered a novel soybean gene that provides resistance to a devastating and costly fungal disease.


Nithin lyohubKey process to be modernized in production of lifesaving drugs, food preservation

A consortium of experts is working to modernize a process that is used in making a wide range of products, from freeze-dried space foods to lifesaving wonder drugs.


Lelievre cancerPurdue researchers create device to identify risks for breast cancer

Researchers at Purdue University are creating a device that they hope will help identify risk factors that cause breast cancer.


Understanding ground conditions before storms helps scientists predict heavy rains in monsoon regions

As heavy flooding events, including those in Houston, Texas, and Mumbai, India, continue, research teams from Purdue University and India have been working on improving the models that can help predict heavy rainfall from weather events.


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