March 2, 2021

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.


Scientists use Doppler to peer inside cells, leading to better, faster diagnoses and treatments of infections

A team of Purdue scientists is using technology similar to Doppler radar to look inside living cells, introducing a method to detect pathogens and treat infections in ways never before done.

Media Contact: Brittany Steff,


Agile underwater glider could quietly survey the seas

Nina Mahmoudian, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and her students have developed an underwater glider that can operate silently and in confined spaces, ideal for conducting biology or climate studies without disturbing wildlife.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles,


Purdue to co-lead U.S. Department of Defense-funded project to advance adoption of lead-free electronics

A new consortium funded by an award from the U.S. Department of Defense has selected Purdue to co-lead its first project aimed at advancing the adoption of lead-free electronics in defense systems.

Media contact: Kayla Wiles,


Tissue-engineered implants provide new hope for vocal injuries

A collaborative team consisting of Purdue biomedical engineers and clinicians from the Indiana University School of Medicine has tissue-engineered component tissue replacements that support reconstruction of the larynx.

Media Contact: Chris


Research agreement focuses on battlefield injuries

OYE Therapeutics Inc., a Purdue-affiliated company, is working to reduce the mortality and morbidity resulting from injuries on the battlefield through the development of new life-saving strategies.

Media Contact: Chris


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