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research-tipPainting a clearer picture of black holes

Black holes are everywhere right now – at the middle of every galaxy, of course, as well as all over the news — thanks to the recent picture taken of the black hole at the center of Earth’s own galaxy.

ag-barometer422Producer sentiment improves with strengthened commodity prices, but high cost inflation worries farmers

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April, up 8 points to a reading of 121; however, it remains 32% below its reading from the same time last year. Producers’ perspective on current conditions and future expectations saw an uptick over the past month. The Index of Current Conditions improved 7 points to a reading of 120, and the Index of Future Expectations improved 9 points to a reading of 122. The Ag Economy Barometer is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers’ responses to a telephone survey. This month’s survey was conducted April 18-22

circuit-technologyPurdue’s best in microelectronics

What is the intense demand for microchips today? Looking for the latest in microelectronics research? Need someone to simply explain the difference between a microchip and a semiconductor? A variety of Purdue’s leadership, expertise and innovation in semiconductors and microelectronics is highlighted in this round-up.

young-kimHow Purdue biomedical engineers innovate health care

Biomedical engineers are innovators in a laboratory: bringing concepts and dreams of future technology and science fiction to life today to better people’s health and longevity.

pt-ppyeoPurdue researchers develop patent-pending IV injection treatment for sepsis

Purdue University researchers in the College of Pharmacy and College of Engineering are developing a patent-pending treatment that could impact millions of American lives each year.

bacteriophage-burns-singhUndergraduate students conduct hands-on research: Soil-dwelling bacteriophages may hold the future of medicine, honor President Daniels

At Purdue, undergraduates get to get their hands dirty in the lab. Metaphorically, of course – their hands and labs are clean, but their understanding of the in-depth complexities of the research process as an organic and opportunistic process is richly rooted in lived experience. Even during the pandemic, students and their professors adapted to ensure that students continued to get hands-on practice, discovering new, potentially therapeutic viruses – including one light-heartedly named for President Mitch Daniels.

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