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Cheng_resarciResearch points to a new treatment for pancreatic cancer

Researchers have shown how controlling cholesterol metabolism in pancreatic cancer cells reduces metastasis, pointing to a potential new treatment using drugs previously developed for atherosclerosis.


System creates on-demand 'nanotube forests,' has potential industry applications

A system that uses a laser and electrical current to precisely position and align carbon nanotubes represents a potential new tool for creating electronic devices out of the tiny fibers.


Low cart cellsPurdue research may expand engineered T-cell cancer treatment

Purdue University researchers may have figured out a way to call off a cancer cell assassin that sometimes goes rogue and assign it a larger tumor-specific 'hit list.'


Raman postureTechnique measures 'postural sway' to diagnose neuromuscular disorders

A new technique might be used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis or impairment from concussions by detecting and measuring subtle oscillations in a person's standing posture.


Manfra stationqPurdue professor receives multimillion dollar funding to establish Station Q Purdue, become part of elite Microsoft team

A Purdue University professor has been selected to lead Station Q Purdue, part of an elite team assembled by Microsoft's Station Q to pursue a path to quantum computing.


Luo legionellaA single enzyme with the power of three could offer shortcut to therapeutic target

Researchers identified a single enzyme doing the work of a trio thought necessary to control a common cellular signaling process being pursued as a therapeutic target.


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