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li-image1Light powers world's fastest-spinning object

A dumbbell-shaped nanoparticle powered just by the force and torque of light has become the world's fastest-spinning object.


pill-securityEdible ‘security tag’ to protect drugs from counterfeit

Manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors, shapes or packaging isn’t enough to protect them from counterfeiting, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports have shown.


third-streetThird Street to become new people-friendly corridor

Third Street on Purdue’s campus will have an all-new and more friendly look and feel when the 2020-21 academic year begins, thanks to a plan to eliminate vehicular traffic from Martin Jischke Drive to University Street.


osborne-cancerPair of Purdue students continuing legacy of Tyler Trent in supporting cancer research, innovations

A pair of Purdue University students who have personal connections to cancer will help carry on the legacy of Tyler Trent, a Purdue graduate and superfan who died from a rare type of bone cancer.


peroulis-rankingGrowing Purdue online engineering degree programs move up in national rankings

Purdue University's College of Engineering online graduate engineering programs were ranked third, up two spots, in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of Best Online Programs.


hans-lensA technology devised to help reduce injection pain, swelling from some best-selling drugs

Eight of the top 10 selling drugs in the United States are biologics, which are produced from living organisms or certain components of living organisms. Subcutaneous injection – where the drug is injected into the tissue layer between the skin and the muscle – is emerging as an effective delivery route alternative to intravenous infusion and allows a user to take the drug at home.


yuan-neuronalSynthetic neurons project offers platform for disease treatment, further brain research

The body can recover from many things, but the damage caused by Parkinson’s disease isn’t one of them.


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