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Food_PrizePurdue’s Adesina, Lusk honored at World Food Prize Symposium

The Purdue University College of Agriculture was well represented at the 2017 World Food Prize Symposium, with alumnus Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina receiving the prestigious World Food Prize and Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, presented with the Borlaug CAST Communication Award.


Melosh lavaPotential human habitat located on the moon

A study published in Geophysical Research Letters confirms the existence of a large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of the moon, which could be used to protect astronauts from hazardous conditions on the surface.


Hirleman justPurdue, Jordan partner on center to tackle regional, global health challenges

Purdue University, the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), and the Council of Higher Education of Jordan have agreed to establish the Regional Center for Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance.


Purdue student loan debt continues dramatic drop

Purdue undergraduate borrowing is down 37 percent since 2012, and more Purdue University students are graduating debt free than at any time in the past 10 years, according to data released Friday (Oct. 13) to the Purdue University Board of Trustees.


Karava smarthomePurdue faculty, Indiana housing pair up to research energy use

Residents in several Indiana communities are part of new Purdue research determining how households consume energy.


Purdue innovation could provide inexpensive, clean way for US to enter $4 billion market to recover rare earth elements

New efficient and inexpensive technologies being developed at Purdue University could allow the extraction of rare earth elements, critical components of many electronics and green products, from waste coal ash.


Apple studyApple trees bear more fruit when surrounded by good neighbors

Apple growers want to get the most out of their high-value cultivars, and a Purdue University study shows they might want to focus on the types of apples they plant near those cash crops.


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