October 20, 2020
Today's Top 5 From Purdue University
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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.
With the addition of a Hypersonic Pulse (HYPULSE) shock tunnel to its quickly expanding array of research facilities, Purdue will be only the second university in the U.S. to offer such a hypersonics test capability.
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A rectangular robot as tiny as a few human hairs can travel throughout a colon by doing back flips, Purdue engineers have demonstrated in live animal models.
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The Indiana Space Grant Consortium, headquartered at Purdue, has received a $2.8 million grant from NASA to support student and faculty learning projects.
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Members of the Purdue Equity Task Force met virtually Oct. 15-16 to review multiple data sets and discuss needed next steps in identifying the goals, deliverables, metrics and actions to be taken to achieve improved equity on the West Lafayette campus.
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Faculty, staff and graduate students from the Purdue College of Agriculture and Purdue Extension were recently awarded eight North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Program grants, accounting for over 20% of the $4.1 million that was awarded.
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