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UnionGatewayTwilightPurdue University to participate in NSF-funded engineering research center to advance electrified transportation

The National Science Foundation has chosen Purdue University to participate in a new engineering research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.

kim-dyesNew approach to airborne disinfection uses food-coloring dyes

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed new light on the needs for improved disinfection methods, both for individuals and facilities.

ambrose-sensorLOReal-time imaging can help prevent deadly dust explosions

Dust explosions can be among the most dangerous and costly workplace incidents. Dust builds up in agricultural, powder-handling or manufacturing settings, causing hazards to employees and posing the risk of exploding.

brubaker-interactionsComputational model could improve success in translating drugs from animal studies to humans

About 50% of people who take the drug infliximab for inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s disease, end up becoming resistant or unresponsive to it.

irazoqui-transmitterImplantable transmitter provides wireless option for biomedical devices

Purdue University innovators are working on inventions to use micro-chip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices, including those used to monitor people with glaucoma and heart disease.

wilker-seawaterChanging seawater hints at future for adhesives from sea creatures

A Purdue University innovator who studies ocean creatures to develop adhesives is now turning his team’s attention to the changing chemistry of seawater – to see how it may affect the ability of animals to stick – and then use these insights to design adhesives for consumer products.

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