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kim-hemoglobinSmartphone app to help assess anemia by taking a picture of a person’s eyelid

A doctor can quickly get an idea of whether someone is anemic by pulling down the person’s eyelid and judging its redness, a color indicating the number of red blood cells.


saeed-sensorChip for biomolecule detection may help in COVID-19 testing

A patented method for single biomolecule detection that overcomes limitations of current technologies may help in the fight against COVID-19.


leaf-specPurdue Ag-Celerator invests $100,000 in plant, leaf scanning technology startup

The Purdue Ag-Celerator will invest $100,000 in an agriculture technology startup that was selected for the investment following the semiannual Ag-Celerator Demo Day.


mccann-plants.jpgCan renewable energy really replace fossil fuels?

As global temperatures and energy demand rise simultaneously, the search for sustainable fuel sources is more urgent than ever. But how can renewable energy possibly scale up to replace the vast quantities of oil and gas we consume?


glimpse-snapFive Purdue student startups win more than $100,000 in cash, contributions at Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition

Five Purdue University student startups earned a total of $75,000 in cash prizes and another $30,000 in in-kind donations during the 33rd annual Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition.


hasler-miningNew Purdue technologies to extract, purify critical rare earth metals could be a ‘game changer’ to advance, protect vital electronics

The production of rare earth metals is a global $4 billion annual market that continues to grow as new electronics, computerized engines for aircraft, warships, electric automobiles, magnets and other critical products are developed that need rare earth metals to perform. The value of the products that require rare earth metals to function is valued at more than $4 trillion per year.


saab-jetsPurdue alumnus named general manager for Saab’s aerospace site in Discovery Park District

Indiana native Robert Ulibarrí has been named Saab’s general manager for its aerospace facility in Discovery Park District, where he will lead the advanced manufacturing and production for aerospace systems. The $37 million facility brings in a new era for Syracuse, New York-based Saab as it advances its U.S.-based advanced manufacturing and innovation through a research partnership with Purdue University’s world-leading aerospace engineering program.


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