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Rossmann symposiumRegistration underway for day-long event to honor renowned Purdue scientist

A day-long event will be held to honor a renowned Purdue University scientist who has overseen a transformation in structural biology.


Whelton fieldworkMaterials emitted by a water pipe-repair method may pose health risks, new safeguards and research needed

New research is calling for immediate safeguards and the study of a widely used method for repairing sewer-, storm-water and drinking-water pipes to understand the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and the public.


Pirro imagingSurgical assessment tool could rapidly analyze cancerous tissue samples, improve patient outcomes

A Purdue University precision innovation developed for brain tumor surgery is being expanded to provide medical professionals with a rapid, robust supplemental assessment tool to more efficiently preserve, analyze and remove identified cancerous tissue and increase patient survival rates.


Summer Brian LambC-SPAN founder, Purdue graduate to speak at summer commencement

Brian Lamb, Purdue alumnus and founder of C-SPAN Networks, will deliver the keynote address at the university’s summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 5.


Hallucinating gifNew AI technique creates 3-D shapes from 2-D images

A new technique that uses the artificial intelligence methods of machine learning and deep learning is able to create 3-D shapes from 2-D images, such as photographs, and is even able to create new, never-before-seen shapes.


Gajdzik guidePurdue gift guide will be ready for the holiday shopping rush

It’s five months until Christmas and Purdue’s INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering is trying to make shopping a little easier for parents.


Westgate deasonDefense technologies can pivot, change purpose, used in private sector

An agreement among WestGate Authority, Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division (NSWC Crane), Purdue University and Purdue Research Foundation to pivot patented technologies developed for the U.S. Department of Defense has shown strong adaptability to serve other societal purposes in the public sector.


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