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13 Purdue students, alumni are Fulbright U.S. Student Program semifinalists

Thirteen Purdue University students and alumni are Fulbright U.S. Student Program semifinalists for the 2016-17 academic year. Finalists who are offered a Fulbright grant will be announced as results come in from each host country between March and June.


AgrAbility to present webinar on urban agriculture

From backyards to roadsides and even on rooftops, people in urban areas are taking advantage of unused spaces to grow crops.


Socio handshakeStudent startup introduces 'digital handshake' to help make connections faster, easier

Exchanging information for the many social media networks, emails and phone numbers can be quite a hassle, and having to look for people on each social network one-by-one gets tedious.


Hill deer tickTick genome reveals inner workings of a versatile blood-guzzler

An international team of scientists led by Purdue University has sequenced the genome of the tick that transmits Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne illness in North America.


Spensa panelAgReliant Genetics launches precision agriculture technology platform

AgReliant Genetics, the third largest seed corn company in North America, launched the beta version of its precision agriculture platform to the public Monday (Feb. 8), in collaboration with Spensa Technologies, an agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette.


Pol pollenFrom allergens to anodes: pollen derived battery electrodes

Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated that renewable pollens could produce carbon architectures for anode applications in energy storage devices,' said Vilas Pol.


Thomovsky charlieVeterinary Teaching Hospital's underwater treadmill aids recovering canine patients

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine has an underwater treadmill for dogs.


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