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Cheng MIDImaging uses 'photothermal effect' to peer into living cells

A new type of imaging technology uses the mid-infrared part of the spectrum and 'thermal lensing' to visualize living cells and organisms, an innovation that could bring insights into drug delivery and cancer treatment.


High registration numbers prompt Dawn or Doom ’16 changes

It’s a problem every event wants to have—due to the popularity of many of the upcoming presentations, and because C-SPAN is taping some of the presentations for later broadcast, the Dawn or Doom ’16 conference at Purdue University is revising its schedule to move several speakers into larger venues.


Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study finds

Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors that are killed at these wind energy fields.


Tymora receives $225,000 grant to advance prostate cancer research

Federal funding will help a Purdue-affiliated company research technology that could lead to a new way to distinguish aggressive forms of prostate cancer from indolent forms of the disease.


Purdue, State of Indiana receive multimillion grant to help Hoosier students prepare for college success

A multimillion dollar federal grant awarded to Purdue University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) will help more Indiana students stay on track from middle school to postsecondary education. The statewide effort aims to strengthen academic preparation, college readiness and career guidance with a special focus on students in Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program.


Dedications to be held for new Beck's spaces in Purdue College of Agriculture

Two newly renovated spaces will provide state-of-the-art learning environments for Purdue University students in Agricultural Economics and Agronomy this fall.


Hicks statueStatue honors legacy of leadership for basketball coach, alumni donor

Purdue University alumnus Jim Hicks had one simple reason why he sponsored a statue of UCLA basketball coach John Wooden to stand on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, instead of in Los Angeles.


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