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Kuhn dengueMosquito gut may hold the key to preventing Dengue and Zika

The midgut of a mosquito may hold the key to preventing mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and Dengue, according to research published in PLOS Pathogens. A mosquito's ability to replicate and transmit a virus depends on the metabolic environment of tissues in its midgut: the primary site of infection.


Cappelleri microtumschematicAll-terrain microbot moves by tumbling over complex topography

A new type of all-terrain microbot that moves by tumbling could help usher in tiny machines for various applications.


Study shows service dogs are associated with lower PTSD symptoms among war veterans

A preliminary study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has shown that overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are lower among war veterans with service dogs. The pilot study was co-funded by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Bayer Animal Health.


Bob KerreyFormer Sen. Bob Kerrey to kick off Spring 2018 Presidential Lecture Series

Former Sen. Bob Kerrey of Nebraska will launch the Spring 2018 Presidential Lecture Series at Purdue University on Feb. 26.


Ideas Festival to be centerpiece of Purdue sesquicentennial celebration

A yearlong festival of ideas will be the centerpiece of Purdue University’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2019 as the university looks forward to what the next 150 years will bring for Indiana’s land-grant institution.


Purdue health expert says it’s not too late to protect yourself and get a flu shot

Around the corner or around the country, everywhere you look it seems like there’s a story about the flu right now. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 of 50 states are reporting widespread flu activity, and as has been widely discussed, some cases have led to death.


Mintert JanuaryProducers more optimistic in January; many expect lower taxes

Agricultural producers said in January that they were more optimistic about the agricultural economy than a month prior, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.


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