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nutramaize-orangecornNutraMaize receives $650,000 USDA grant to scale research on orange corn that improves poultry health and egg yolk pigmentation

NutraMaize, an agriculture company whose nutritionally enhanced orange corn is currently marketed through a line of premium milled products under the brand Professor Torbert’s Orange Corn, has received a two-year, $650,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to demonstrate the health and pigmentation benefits of feeding orange corn to poultry on a commercial scale.

ni-airquality$500,000 grant targets lack of air-quality data in swine production

A Purdue University team led by Jiqin (JQ) Ni has received a $500,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to document air-quality issues surrounding pork production in partnership with the National Pork Board.

Colorful sidewalks move tourists, Purdue HTM researchers discover

A team of Purdue University researchers in the White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and College of Engineering investigated whether Americans were willing to put on their walking shoes to take in the sights and sounds at an urban tourist destination.

highway-cameraConnected vehicles the latest tool to give engineers real-time insight into highway traffic congestion issues

Purdue University researchers have developed techniques to harness big data from connected vehicles to monitor congestion caused by crashes, weather and construction. As part of their work, they analyzed over 503 billion records in December 2022 to monitor the national impact of a large winter storm.

Purdue’s ViPER Group innovates high-energy-density, long life-cycle rechargeable lithium metal batteries

Research conducted by Purdue University’s Vilas Pol Energy Research (ViPER) Group shows promise for developing high-energy-density rechargeable lithium-metal batteries and addressing the electrochemical oxidation instability of ether-based electrolytes.

lu-lab‘Talking’ concrete could help prevent traffic jams and cut carbon emissions

An increasing number of U.S. interstates are set to try out a Purdue University invention that could save millions of taxpayer dollars and significantly reduce traffic delays.

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