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purdue-convergence-center-night6 Purdue innovators advance their technologies through Trask funding

Six Purdue University researchers have received a total of $208,628 from the Trask Innovation Fund to help their labs commercialize their innovations.

GatewayArchNew online Purdue course takes a comprehensive look at hemp as a crop and product

A new, old industry. That’s how the U.S. Department of Agriculture characterizes hemp, a versatile crop grown around the world for thousands of years, including in the U.S., before being effectively outlawed in the 1970s because hemp and marijuana are from the same plant.

human-calcitoninNew drug form may help treat osteoporosis, calcium-related disorders

A novel form of a drug used to treat osteoporosis that comes with the potential for fewer side effects may provide a new option for patients.

udupa-analyzing-metalOrganic molecules on a metal surface…a machinist’s best friend

How can you improve the cutting of “gummy” metals? Purdue University innovators have come up with an answer – and their findings may help in manufacturing products and reducing component failures.

lu-cameraPublic cameras provide valuable insights on pandemic, consumers

Technology similar to massive search engines used to scour the web may soon be used to provide new insights into consumer behavior and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on economies across the world. The technology also may be a useful tool for reducing misinformation in news media.

lu-sensors-installIs that building done yet? Researchers test sensors that could speed up construction schedules

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aggarwal-dataNovel data storage system ready to offer relief for frustrated users, companies

Most smartphone owners know the frustrations of trying to look through digital photos on a social media app to find the one they want. The pictures can be slow to load and sometimes not load at all.

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