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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards $750,000 to 'Grand Challenges' research and publishing at Purdue

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $750,000 to Purdue University to support a unique approach to research, scholarly publishing and communications on global grand challenges.

cain fairPurdue Extension zombie exhibit has a vital message for fairgoers

This year's Indiana State Fair will offer plenty of thrills, but it is unlikely fairgoers will experience anything quite like the ghoulish fun of the newest exhibit in the Purdue Extension Agriculture/Horticulture Building.

Lockheed Martin Teams with Purdue, New Mexico State and New Mexico Tech for Sandia Competition

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named a national research university and a consortium of New Mexico universities to its team competing for the Sandia National Laboratories Management and Operating contract. Purdue University, New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology will play key roles in Sandia’s specialized research and development and technology transfer initiatives.

aerial-agPurdue students launch agricultural drone startup to help reduce farming costs

Aerial Agriculture LLC, a startup company launched by Purdue University students, aims to revolutionize the agricultural industry by building drones in-house to capture multispectral images of entire crop fields. This technology could allow farmers to reduce excess fertilizer and input costs while simultaneously increasing yields.

Aime lichenYeast emerges as hidden third partner in lichen symbiosis

For nearly 150 years, lichens have been the model organisms of symbiosis. Now researchers have uncovered an unexpected third partner embedded in the lichen cortex or 'skin' - yeast.

McCartney DawnFree technology conference at Purdue

In many ways it looks like any other large technology conference: Big-name keynote speakers, rooms packed with people eager to hear about the latest technologies, and plenty of chances to network with others.

Applegate milkRapid, low-temperature process adds weeks to milk's shelf life

A rapid heating and cooling of milk significantly reduces the amount of harmful bacteria present, extending by several weeks the shelf life of one of the most common refrigerator staples in the world, according to a Purdue University study.

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