A recent discovery could lead to easier genetic modification of plant varieties considered recalcitrant to standard methods, including varieties of economically important crops.
Cholesterol-metabolism study suggests new diagnostic, treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer
Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new diagnostic and treatment methods.
Many highly educated immigrants coming to the U.S. without a job lined up have been unable to find work at their level of education, leading to considerable 'brain waste,' Purdue University researchers have found.
Yeast can quickly adapt to changes in its environment with the help of molecules known as long non-coding RNAs, a Purdue study shows.
Purdue University researchers have developed a laser sensor that can identify Salmonella bacteria grown from food samples about three times faster than conventional detection methods.
A team of scientists from Purdue University and the University of Michigan have captured the structure of a protein that could lead to new treatments for dengue and West Nile viruses.