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Brightlamp footballPurdue-affiliated Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain for signs of concussion

The Brain Injury Research Institute reports that high school athletes who sustain a concussion are three times more likely to sustain a second concussion, and a lack of proper diagnosis and management of concussion may result in serious long-term consequences, or risk of coma or death.


Federal award provides funds for Purdue to help Fayette County improve local opioid abuse prevention and treatment

As part of the Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative (ECI), the U.S. Office of Minority Health awarded the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University $1.1 million to provide three years of guidance and technical support to an Indiana community that has been disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic.


Bullock accidentDrones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate

Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for drivers and highway safety officers.


baby eatinfFeed the need: Toddlers’ nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt

Feeding a hungry toddler can be one of the biggest challenges parents and caregivers face every day, especially when trying to provide healthy meals quickly.


Purdue students acquire entrepreneurial skills, prepare to vie for $100,000 in startup competition

Thirty-three teams of Purdue University students will be vying Wednesday (Jan. 16) to earn a spot in the final round of the Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition, where a total of $115,000 in prize money will be awarded by a panel of alumni with entrepreneurial backgrounds.


Bernie Engel New associate dean joins Purdue Agriculture leadership

Bernie Engel, who led Purdue’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) to recognition as having the top graduate and undergraduate ABE programs in the country, is the new associate dean of research and graduate education for Purdue’s College of Agriculture.


Yahiro exerciseNew year. New exercise plan – just move!

It’s 2019, and you made a resolution to exercise more.


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