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Benes supportNew 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste

New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.

3,080-mile race’s research to focus on runners’ response to extreme physical activity

Cardiovascular health, nutritional status and stress on the body are some of the human conditions under study during a 3,080-mile race in 2015.

Whelton pipesDrinking water odors, chemicals above health standards caused by 'green building' plumbing

Several types of plastic pipes in eco-friendly green buildings in the United States have been found to leach chemicals into drinking water that can cause odors and sometimes exist at levels that may exceed health standards.

Professors: Online retail technologies have mixed results

With the holiday shopping season approaching, online retailers are gearing up for increased customer visits and potential sales. But research by two Purdue University management professors found that some technologies online retailers frequently use are more effective than others.

ultrasound imageUltrasound revealing secrets of deadly abdominal aortic aneurysms

Researchers are exploring the usefulness of ultrasound imaging to study dangerous abdominal aortic aneurysms, a bulging of the aorta that is usually fatal when it ruptures and for which there is no effective medical treatment.

NIH awards $640,000 grant to improve diagnosis of diseases before onset of symptoms

A two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund work by a Purdue Research Park-based company to improve methods to screen blood plasma samples for biomarkers, which are measurable indicators of a disease, to expedite diagnosis and treatment.

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