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rolibox-portrait1Purdue alumni create high-tech, contactless moving company

A Purdue University-affiliated startup wants to use technology to provide a new and secure way for people to move and store their belongings.

soccer-ball-inflationSoccer players’ head injury risk could be reduced with simple adjustments to the ball, study finds

Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game.

fairbanks-microwaveAll-in-one device uses microwave power for defense, medicine

An invention from Purdue University innovators may provide a new option to use directed energy for biomedical and defense applications.

mohit-vermaPurdue professor tackles bovine respiratory disease with over $1 million in grant support

Bovine respiratory disease is the most common and costly disease affecting beef cattle in the world. Mohit Verma, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, recently received multiple awards, totaling $1.4 million, from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to support his groundbreaking work to produce a biosensor-based decision-making tool to manage the disease.

zhang-portraitNew inhibitors may offer novel approach to treating deadly tuberculosis

Purdue University innovators have developed highly potent and selective compounds for use in the treatment of tuberculosis, which is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide.

Mastcam-ZMars scientist examining the landscape through rover camera she helped design for NASA Perseverance mission

Briony Horgan raised her arms in triumph as the Mars rover Perseverance landed on Feb. 18, a symbolic declaration of mission success. That electric moment was just the beginning for the Purdue University scientist.

key-enginePurdue innovators develop new stall warning technology for gas turbine engines

Gas turbine engines often are considered the 'heart' of airplanes and ships. Now, Purdue University innovators looking for new solutions to reduce emissions and enhance operations of these engines have come up with technology similar to tests used on human hearts.

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