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otc-covidPurdue innovators moving to fast-track COVID-19 diagnostic, therapeutic solutions

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S. and the world, Purdue University scientists are working to move solutions to diagnose and treat the virus to the marketplace as soon as possible. researchers leap to discover more about coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus pandemic approaches 1 million cases worldwide, Purdue University researchers have launched more than 30 research projects and have applied for funding for nearly 20 additional projects.

zhuang-arcticPurdue study downgrades Arctic methane emissions thanks to soil microbes

Rising global temperatures are expected to thaw Arctic permafrost, reinvigorating the microorganisms that live in the region’s carbon-rich soils. When that happens, those microbes will begin consuming the carbon stored in the permafrost and emitting massive amounts of methane, one of the most powerful greenhouse gases on the planet.

zhang-3DNew technologies aim to make 3D cameras easier to use

A 3D camera should be as easy to use as one found on a smartphone.

rahimi-ecmDevice could ‘hear’ disease through structures housing cells

Similarly to how a picked lock gives away that someone has broken into a building, the stiffening of a structure surrounding cells in the human body can indicate that cancer is invading other tissue.

mussel-teflonChemistry startup ready to take unique Purdue adhesive technology to the market

A novel underwater adhesive technology, based on a glue used naturally by marine creatures, soon may provide a safer adhesive option for industries ranging from biomedical to aerospace.

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