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Andrew Whelton Travels to Colorado in Aftermath of Marshall Fire

January 21, 2022

Faculty affiliate Andrew Whelton recently traveled to Colorado at the request of community leaders to assess and assist in response and recovery following the Marshall Wildfire.

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Purdue research strengthens soybean's potential in the plant-based protein market

January 19, 2022

Although most of the world's soybean crop is fed to animals, a Purdue plant breeder thinks that soybean's complete protein — it contains all eight amino acids essential for human health — makes it the logical choice for the plant-based meat increasingly making its way onto consumers' tables.

Purdue research strengthens soybean's potential in the plant-based protein market

Hua Cai Participates in Climate Assessment

January 14, 2022

Faculty affiliate Hua Cai is aiding in the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)'s newly launched New York State Climate Impacts Assessment: Understanding and Preparing for Our Changing Climate.

Hua Cai Participates in Climate Assessment

Purdue Faculty Advise National Volunteer Fire Council on Sewer Pipe Repair Safety

January 12, 2022

Drs. Jonathan Shannahan and Andrew Whelton were asked by the National Volunteer Fire Council to write an article for their website on the risks associated with sewer pipe repair emission exposures.

Purdue Faculty Advise National Volunteer Fire Council on Sewer Pipe Repair Safety

Making Midwest agriculture more resilient

January 7, 2022

A team of Purdue researchers has received a $10 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a project seeking to make Midwestern agriculture more resilient.

Making Midwest agriculture more resilient

2022: The Great Pivot? Hospitality Actions for the Decade of Decarbonisation & Restoration

January 6, 2022

From pledges to on-the-ground actions; the race to decarbonisation is on. This decade is also about restoring ecosystems which are vital to the global hospitality sector. Seasoned experts provide advice on proven and tested solutions and raise new ideas tackling both climate and biodiversity challenges.

2022: The Great Pivot? Hospitality Actions for the Decade of Decarbonisation & Restoration

Purdue University research highlights from 2021

December 20, 2021

From FDA approval on a Purdue-developed drug that helps surgeons find cancer lesions to self-aware algorithms that stop hackers to a new test for bovine respiratory disease, Purdue’s faculty helped to advance key research that improves our work, health and world. Enjoy a roundup of Purdue research news from 2021, thanks to our friends at Purdue Today.

Purdue University research highlights from 2021

Fall 2021 Events Recap

December 14, 2021

Fall 2021 saw the Center for the Environment returning to a variety of in-person events, including a series of signature research area socials, a panel discussion on food waste and sustainability solutions, as well as the Center's annual Environmental Research Expo in November.

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Pen-side test for bovine respiratory disease may save cattle industry millions, reduce antibiotic use

December 7, 2021

Sous-vide cooking inspired an idea that took promising technology out of the lab and into the barn. Researchers at Purdue University successfully developed an on-site bovine respiratory disease test that provides results within an hour.

Pen-side test for bovine respiratory disease may save cattle industry millions, reduce antibiotic use

C4E Affiliate develops YouTube Following

November 30, 2021

Venkatesh Merwade, professor of hydrology in Purdue’s Lyles School of Civil Engineering and affiliate faculty of Purdue’s Center for the Environment creates unique following online for students of hydrology worldwide.

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