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Announcement to Faculty and Students about DURI: Fall 2018

July 16, 2018

The Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI) program supports undergraduates to investigate problems in the key strategic areas of Global Security, Health, and Sustainability. The faculty submission deadline for Fall 2018 projects has been extended to July 30, 2018.

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Chemicals associated with oxidative stress may be essential to development

July 16, 2018

Some level of molecules linked to oxidative stress may be essential to health and development, according to new animal studies.

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New scientists add fresh energy

July 16, 2018

Three rising scientists, Emily Dykhuizen, Andrea Kasinski and Michael Wendt, are among the newest researchers to join the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. Still early in their careers, they have brought promising ideas and fresh energy to the center as it continues to make advances in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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Announcement to Faculty and Students about DURI: Fall 2018

July 16, 2018

The Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI) program supports undergraduates to investigate problems in the key strategic areas of Global Security, Health, and Sustainability. The faculty submission deadline for Fall 2018 projects has been extended to July 30, 2018.

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Purdue researchers developing device that detects mosquito-borne diseases, giving health officials time to take action

July 12, 2018

A startup created by Purdue University professors is developing a sensor that can detect dangerous mosquito-borne tropical diseases faster and at a lower cost than current methods, giving health officials time to take action before the viruses are transmitted to humans.

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Chemicals associated with oxidative stress may be essential to development

July 12, 2018

Some level of molecules linked to oxidative stress may be essential to health and development, according to new animal studies. Reactive molecules derived from molecular oxygen, known as reactive oxygen species (ROS), increase dramatically in the body during times of environmental stress or disease. This stress can result in significant damage to cells and is associated with negative health consequences such as aging, male infertility, degenerative diseases and cancer.

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Study: Airbnb benefits white neighborhoods; not so for black and Hispanic areas

July 11, 2018

Tourism activity in areas with a rise in Airbnb rentals could spill over into complementary industries, such as the restaurant business, unless those neighborhoods are predominantly black or Hispanic, a new study suggests.

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Purdue delegation meets key Colombian officials to advance sustainable development

July 11, 2018

As the peace process continues to unfold in Colombia and the country begins transitioning to a new president, Suresh Garimella, executive vice president for research and partnerships at Purdue University, and Kenneth Foster, president’s fellow for Colombia-Purdue Partnerships and a professor of agricultural economics, visited the capital city of Bogotá in June to advance sustainable development in the Orinoquía region.

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Discovery Park to lead new Innovation Hub for Connected and Autonomous Transportation Technologies

July 9, 2018

Purdue University’s Discovery Park will lead a nationwide partnership focusing on the expanding research field of connected and autonomous vehicles.

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Environmental Toxicologist Jennifer Freeman selected to scope plan to assess the hazards of ‘Organohalogen Flame Retardants’

July 5, 2018

Jennifer Freeman, associate professor in the School of Health Sciences, has been a named to a new National Academy of Science committee to review the toxicity of flame-retardants materials.

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