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Twitter ‘fingerprint’ helps decode how individuals respond to crises

July 16, 2019

A new algorithm analyzes individuals’ tweets to better understand how they respond to crises, offering a new way to inform decisions on disaster management.

Twitter ‘fingerprint’ helps decode how individuals respond to crises

New safer, inexpensive way to propel small satellites

July 16, 2019

A research team at Purdue University has developed a new safer and inexpensive way to propel small satellites.

New safer, inexpensive way to propel small satellites

Purdue generates more than a half billion dollars in research funding this year

July 15, 2019

Purdue University produced more than a half billion dollars in research funding for fiscal year 2019, easily making it another record year. The $520.6 million generated in 2019 shatters last year’s record of $454.5 million, marking the fifth consecutive year the university has established record funding.

Purdue generates more than a half billion dollars in research funding this year

New anticancer agents have potential to better control tumor growth in nearly every cancer type

July 15, 2019

A gene called MYC has become one of the hottest targets for cancer researchers around the world. MYC is known to drive tumor growth in nearly all cancer types – but successfully targeting the gene has proven to be a challenge. One that has been baffling researchers for more than three decades.

New anticancer agents have potential to better control tumor growth in nearly every cancer type

Now hear this: Study highlights the importance of avoiding noise-induced hearing loss

July 15, 2019

Hearing loss is so common in today's society, especially in older individuals, that many people question the use of doing anything to protect their hearing from noise and loud sounds. But it turns out the source of hearing loss may have a large impact on a person’s ability to understand speech and enjoy music.

Now hear this: Study highlights the importance of avoiding noise-induced hearing loss

Light may increase magnetic memory speeds 1,000 times, decrease electricity consumption

July 15, 2019

Internet searches, decade-old emails and on-demand video offerings help contribute to electricity consumption by America’s server farms and data centers amounting to more than 2 percent of the country’s annual total.

Light may increase magnetic memory speeds 1,000 times, decrease electricity consumption

$150,000 in funding to advance, commercialize Purdue innovations

July 15, 2019

Four Purdue University researchers have received a total of $150,086 from the Trask Innovation Fund to help their labs commercialize their innovations. The fund is a development program established to support projects that advance the commercial value of Purdue University intellectual property. The fund makes awards twice a year to aid faculty and staff with their patented innovations that are being commercialized through the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization.

$150,000 in funding to advance, commercialize Purdue innovations

The power of the brain to fight opioid addiction, treat chronic pain

July 12, 2019

"I have had chronic back pain for more than 30 years," said Val Watts, a professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology and the associate dean for research in Purdue's College of Pharmacy, who helps lead the research team. "I have a long-standing interest in understanding the mechanisms for AC1 in opioid dependence."

The power of the brain to fight opioid addiction, treat chronic pain

Bone and the Microbiome Have a Brittle Relationship

July 12, 2019

Laura McCabe had been living a dual professional life at Michigan State University for more than a decade, studying bone in her lab while teaching medical students gastrointestinal physiology in the classroom, when she came across a call for proposals from the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Could researchers look into how inflammatory bowel diseases affect bone? “I thought, ‘This is me!’” McCabe says. In 2007, with grant funding in hand, her two disciplines had collided.

Bone and the Microbiome Have a Brittle Relationship

Discovery Park to host International Quantum Machine Learning and Data Analytics Workshop

July 11, 2019

Discovery Park’s Purdue Quantum Science and Engineering Institute in partnership with the Integrative Data Science Initiative will host a Quantum Machine Learning and Data Analytics Workshop on Sept. 5-6 in the Hall for Discovery and Learning Research.

Discovery Park to host International Quantum Machine Learning and Data Analytics Workshop