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Pol batteriesOffice of Naval Research invests in Purdue battery safety technology

Fundamental Purdue University research on making batteries safer has been targeted by the U.S. Office of Naval Research for translation into prototypes of larger batteries used in technologies such as submarines and naval missile systems.


Gaskill ticklePurdue research promotes benefits of 'tickling' rats

Parents often use tickling as a playful way to lighten a child’s mood. In Brianna Gaskill’s Purdue University lab, scientists do the same thing, only with rats.


Lens sensorTechnology enables soft contact lenses to monitor glucose, medical conditions and deliver medications

Purdue University researchers have developed soft contact lenses that not only correct vision but also can monitor glucose and medical conditions and be used for ocular pain relief or drug delivery.


New drug technology may improve treatment options for aggressive types of breast cancer

Purdue University researchers have developed a new technology that may change how one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer is treated.


Haptic devicePurdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by Purdue College of Engineering researchers to learn and read messages through a person’s sense of touch.


Trustees add five initiatives to Purdue strategic plan

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 15) reaffirmed Purdue Moves as the university’s current strategic plan and added five initiatives to the plan to reflect several strategic updates.


Sintim groupNew compound shown to be as effective as FDA-approved drugs against life-threatening infections; tests indicate it is less susceptible to resistance

Purdue University researchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat life-threatening infections while also appearing to be less susceptible to bacterial resistance.


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