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New minimally invasive, cost-effective method shows promise in treating cancer without harming healthy cells

Purdue University researchers have developed a minimally invasive technique that may help doctors better explore and treat cancerous cells, tissues and tumors without affecting nearby healthy cells.


Rural vacationPurdue tourism experts: Skip lines at Disney World and travel close to home

During the countdown to Memorial Day, the kickoff to summer travel season, tourism and hospitality experts at Purdue University said vacationers should avoid crowded destinations in favor of a smaller, simpler trip.


Karen Plaut Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.


Nancy E. Marchand-MartellaPurdue graduate returns ‘home’ to lead College of Education

A Boilermaker alumna and first-generation college graduate will be the next dean of the College of Education at Purdue University.


Cryo ZhangPurdue team receives NIH grant to create virtual reality training solutions for cryo-EM

A multidisciplinary project is bringing three professors from multiple Purdue colleges together for research improving training and potential interest in the scientific field of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM).


Martinez boundPurdue partners with state, assists international entrepreneurs in obtaining J-1 visas

The Purdue J-1 Exchange Visitor Program is assisting seven international Purdue entrepreneurs obtain their visas and build their startups. This program, a partnership between the Purdue Research Foundation and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), supports international researchers and/or students based at the Purdue Foundry.


Bae cradleTechnology turns smartphones into on-the-spot detectors for foodborne illnesses, other dangerous contaminants

Purdue University researchers have developed detection technology that allows a typical smartphone to analyze produce for foodborne pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7, which has been linked to a deadly outbreak in romaine lettuce.


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