August 4, 2020
Today's Top 5 From Purdue University
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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.
The NASA Mars rover Perseverance launched July 30, and it is heading to a location on Mars that Briony Horgan, an associate professor of planetary science at Purdue, played a key role in selecting.
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A Purdue-affiliated life science diagnostic startup is seeing growing interest and support for its innovations focused on detecting and pre-empting the risks of debilitating diseases such as certain cancers.
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Purdue Global graduate Megan MacKellar has won the Marian Breland Bailey Award, which recognizes and promotes research and scholarly activity by students in the applied analysis of animal behavior.
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A scientific advancement by Purdue researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory, could provide a comparable replacement for lead-based explosive materials found in ammunition, protecting soldiers and the environment from potential toxic effects.
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Purdue is offering an online course to prepare students to apply to Purdue’s professional pharmacy program and pique their interest in the pharmacy profession.
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