Researchers have determined the structure of the rubella virus capsid protein, which is central to the virus's ability to assemble into an infectious particle and to infect humans.
Amphibians in species-poor wetlands have a higher risk of becoming infected with a virulent parasite than those in wetlands with a rich diversity of species, according to a Purdue University finding that sheds light on how biodiversity moderates the transmission of infectious diseases.
The Purdue University Association of Mechanical and Electrical Technologists project manager responsible for launching large scientific balloons can describe the challenges and hazards of controlling large balloons in frigid, windy environments such as expected in New York City on Thursday (Nov. 28) during the Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A former U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration researcher is available to describe the technical challenges international inspectors face when trying to determine if declared energy programs are, in fact, attempts to develop nuclear weapons.
A powerful Web-based system enabling people worldwide to better predict such things as damaging floods and potential effects of climate change is the goal of a $4.5 million, four-year project begun by Purdue University researchers.
Researchers have created tiny holograms using a 'metasurface' capable of the ultra-efficient control of light, representing a potential new technology for advanced sensors, high-resolution displays and information processing.