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Whelton fieldworkMaterials emitted by a water pipe-repair method may pose health risks, new safeguards and research needed

New research is calling for immediate safeguards and the study of a widely used method for repairing sewer-, storm-water and drinking-water pipes to understand the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and the public.

Pirro imagingSurgical assessment tool could rapidly analyze cancerous tissue samples, improve patient outcomes

A Purdue University precision innovation developed for brain tumor surgery is being expanded to provide medical professionals with a rapid, robust supplemental assessment tool to more efficiently preserve, analyze and remove identified cancerous tissue and increase patient survival rates.

Hallucinating gifNew AI technique creates 3-D shapes from 2-D images

A new technique that uses the artificial intelligence methods of machine learning and deep learning is able to create 3-D shapes from 2-D images, such as photographs, and is even able to create new, never-before-seen shapes.

Purdue research team aims to improve food safety and health care around the world

Brighter days are ahead as a team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems.

liu labNon-toxic underwater adhesive could bring new surgical glue

Purdue University associate professor Julie Liu, at left, and doctoral student Sydney Hollingshead, prepare to test a new protein-based adhesive underwater. (Purdue University image/Erin Easterling)

Rossmann graphicNew mechanism to destroy viruses could lead to future therapies

Researchers at Purdue University have uncovered the way some antibodies neutralize infections caused by viruses.

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