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Purdue University is proud to announce the awarding of the second annual Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award, a scholarship that memorializes Trent’s inspiring legacy. The 2020 recipient is Kamryn Dehn, a senior from Frankfort, Indiana, in the College of Agriculture, the Honors College and the College of Liberal Arts, majoring in aquatic sciences and anthropology.
A new crowdfunding campaign aims to raise funds to ensure a safe environment for students, faculty and staff as planning continues for their return to Purdue’s West Lafayette campus.
A doctor can quickly get an idea of whether someone is anemic by pulling down the person’s eyelid and judging its redness, a color indicating the number of red blood cells.
Roads always seem to need repairs. Luna Lu is giving concrete the ability to “talk” and even heal itself.
Niclosamide, a drug used to treat tapeworms, has been found to have strong antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. But the drug itself has limited potential because its structure makes it difficult to dissolve and for patients to absorb.
Bindley Bioscience Center in Purdue University’s Discovery Park has signed an agreement with Eyestem Research Private Limited, Bangalore, India, to develop cellular platforms for COVID-19 research.
Nitrogen-based fertilizer contributes to the high yields expected from crops in the developed world, but its high use also damages nearby waters and ecosystems. Conversely, developing countries that most need yield improvements face bottlenecks in getting those fertilizers because of high costs and low crop prices.