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Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
Researchers discovered a new protein involved in the process that determines the fate of cells under stress and whether they fight to survive or sacrifice themselves for the greater good.
A skeleton named Little Foot is among the oldest hominid skeletons ever dated at 3.67 million years old, according to an advanced dating method.
The 150th anniversary of the surrenders at Appomattox and Durham Station that marked the end of the Civil War are approaching, and a Purdue University historian says to truly commemorate the war, the rebuilding and reconstruction that followed in its wake needs to be a part of its remembrance.
Cellulose nanocrystals derived from industrial byproducts have been shown to increase the strength of concrete, representing a potential renewable additive to improve the ubiquitous construction material.
Purdue University students are acquiring real-world business experience by performing due diligence on startups applying for funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund, an evergreen fund created to accelerate the commercialization of Purdue's early-stage innovations.
Purdue works hard every day to be an open and welcoming institution, and we stand by our university-wide policy on nondiscrimination, which prohibits 'discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.'