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ohaire-profileAs veterans wait for service dogs, this researcher is giving them a voice through science

It’s not uncommon for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to wait years for a service dog because of lengthy waiting lists.

homecoming-graphicPurdue to celebrate virtual Homecoming on Nov. 9-14

Themed “Giant Leaps @ Home,” Purdue University’s 2020 Homecoming celebration will take place virtually this year, Nov. 9-14.

daniels-voteDaniels a national spokesperson for student voter turnout

As a national spokesperson for the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels continues to encourage young people, specifically college students, to get out and vote during the final days leading up to the 2020 election.

nolte-cancerTechnology shines the light on ovarian cancer treatments

Scientists estimate that nearly 60% of all cancer patients do not respond effectively to chemotherapy treatments. Even worse – many of those same patients experience toxic and sometimes deadly side effects.

zavattieri-beetleThis beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Engineers are figuring out how.

Getting run over by a car is not a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle.

ruan-paintThis white paint could reduce the need for air conditioning by keeping surfaces cooler than surroundings

What if paint could cool off a building enough to not need air conditioning?

birck-nanotechPurdue to lead national workforce development project on trusted microelectronics

Purdue University will lead a national initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to address the urgent need for engineering graduates to develop defense technologies, especially in the area of microelectronics.

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