April 8, 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.


Mars scientist examining the landscape through rover camera she helped design for NASA Perseverance mission

With the Mars rover Perseverance on the ground and moving, Purdue planetary scientist Briony Horgan is now focused on analyzing data from the instrument she works with: Mastcam-Z.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Purdue data science student ready for a full season of statistics from the ballpark

Jeremy Frank, a data science student at Purdue, has taken his major to the world of baseball statistics, creating @MLBRandomStats with more than 67,000 followers.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Walking with a partner is great but might slow you down

A new study from researchers at Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences explores the benefits of walking with a partner for exercise – only if each person goes at the faster pace.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


This common shoulder injury could heal faster, thanks to the first implant that re-creates a crucial tissue structure

Athletes sidelined with shoulder injury such as a badly torn rotator could benefit from a new tissue implant on the market invented at Purdue.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


Purdue Global graduate cybersecurity students support Flying HIGH Inc.

Some Purdue Global students pursuing graduate degrees in information technology and cybersecurity began working with Flying HIGH Inc. in January to gain experience while lending their topical knowledge to the nonprofit organization in Youngstown, Ohio.

Media Contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


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