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What comes after COVID-19? RAZOR full episode

June 29, 2020

The focus during the pandemic has been on saving lives. Now governments are turning their attention to economic recovery. But there are positive signs the crisis could be an opportunity to explore a greener, more sustainable recovery.

What comes after COVID-19? RAZOR full episode

Researchers develop a wearable patch for melanoma

June 27, 2020

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), roughly 100,350 new cases of melanoma will have been diagnosed in the U.S. by the end of 2020. Melanoma accounts for more fatalities than any other type of skin cancer, and the ACS anticipate 6,850 deaths from melanoma this year.

Researchers develop a wearable patch for melanoma

Two PVM Faculty Named as Distinguished Professors

June 26, 2020

The Purdue University Board of Trustees ratified four distinguished professors, including two in the College of Veterinary Medicine, at its board meeting June 11. The two PVM faculty are Dr. Ourania Andrisani, who was named a Distinguished Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, and Dr. Deborah Knapp, who was named a Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology. They are the first women faculty members in the college’s history to be named distinguished professors.

Two PVM Faculty Named as Distinguished Professors

After years of turmoil, biotech testing firm aims to grow again

June 26, 2020

After years of turmoil, biotech testing firm aims to grow again

After years of turmoil, biotech testing firm aims to grow again

Purdue ranks 13th worldwide among universities granted U.S. utility patents

June 25, 2020

Purdue University ranks 13th globally for receiving U.S. utility patents during the 2019 calendar year in a report published annually by the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Purdue ranks 13th worldwide among universities granted U.S. utility patents

Purdue University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, PortaScience, Cortex Design, and LaDuca partner on COVID-19 point-of-care test kit

June 25, 2020

Purdue University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, a Raytheon Technologies company, PortaScience Inc., Cortex Design Inc., and LaDuca LLC on Wednesday, June 25th announced a collaboration to produce and manufacture a COVID-19 point-of-care test. The test will be submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval.

Purdue University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, PortaScience, Cortex Design, and LaDuca partner on COVID-19 point-of-care test kit

Closing Toilet Lid Could Prevent Coronavirus Spread

June 24, 2020

As America reopens, more people will be using public facilities, including restrooms. A recent study reveals toilets might be hazardous to your health if you do not follow a few simple steps. Researchers in China discovered flushing a toilet creates an aerosol cloud that contains virus droplets that can spread indoors. They used a computer simulation to show how the coronavirus might spread if you do not close the toilet lid before flushing.

Closing Toilet Lid Could Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Chemistry innovator widening, quickening uses of spectrometry

June 23, 2020

The clock is ticking when a neurosurgeon is trying to remove a brain tumor but also determining its malignancy and type. Instead of sending samples to a lab where the necessary testing equipment resides to answer those questions, a Purdue scientist is working on shrinking that equipment for use in the surgical room.

Chemistry innovator widening, quickening uses of spectrometry

COULD THIS INVISIBLE AIR SHIELD PROTECT FLIERS FROM COVID-19?

June 20, 2020

A simple device that fits on to the existing air vents inside an airplane cabin could help reduce the risk of inflight Covid-19 infections. Seattle-based technology company Teague says its new AirShield device enhances air flows that already help minimize the spread of germs on board, creating an invisible 'shield' around passengers.

COULD THIS INVISIBLE AIR SHIELD PROTECT FLIERS FROM COVID-19?

Air travel during the pandemic: what should I know – and how safe is it?

June 19, 2020

As countries around the world gradually allow businesses to reopen, domestic and international air travel is also restarting. China and US, the world’s two largest air travel markets, for example, have recently eased travel restrictions, with an eye toward reviving trade and tourism.

Air travel during the pandemic: what should I know – and how safe is it?