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PHD%20Low_OGNew therapy for flu may help in fight against COVID-19

A new therapy for influenza virus infections that may also prove effective against many other pathogenic virus infections, including HIV and COVID-19, has been developed by Purdue University scientists.


brain-illusBeyond COVID-19: New technologies, treatments could help recovered survivors now facing neurological aftereffects

Globally about 50 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, 1.2 million have died from the virus and 36.5 million have recovered, according to the World Health Organization.


device_chargerParkinson’s patients use telehealth access for immediate speech improvement during COVID-19 pandemic

SpeechVive Inc. announced Thursday (Nov. 19) it is making its remote calibration software and training available free during the COVID-19 global health crisis. The software and training are available to all speech-language pathologists and their patients, as well as Veterans Affairs medical centers and veterans with Parkinson’s disease.


morgan-zucrowPurdue partners with Morgan State University to help students shoot for the stars

Purdue University, home to 25 astronauts and a leading aeronautics and astronautics program, will lend its expertise to Morgan State University as it launches its own liquid-fueled rocketry lab and training program, a first among Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


Philip_LowOGBiotech company gains major funding to keep developing use of immune system to fight cancer

Umoja Biopharma, a Purdue University-affiliated biotechnology company focused on using a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancerous cells, has secured one of the largest initial rounds of funding ever for a Purdue-affiliated company.


hagle_hall_groundbreaking2Purdue University breaks ground on Hagle Hall, the new home of Bands and Orchestras

Marc and Sharon Hagle joined Purdue University officials on Thursday (Nov. 12) for the groundbreaking ceremony of Marc and Sharon Hagle Hall, the new home of Purdue Bands and Orchestras.


ramani-machineMachine learning for making machines: Applying visual search to mechanical parts

Computer vision researchers use machine learning to train computers in visually recognizing objects – but very few apply machine learning to mechanical parts such as gearboxes, bearings, brakes, clutches, motors, nuts, bolts and washers.


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