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cancer

‘A First for Cancer Research’: New Approach to Study Tumors

Current drugs to treat malignant tumors may be successful at reaching the tumor site but often fail to fully reach the cancerous...
cancer

Treat Cancer with Cold Plasma? Purdue Aerospace Engineer Helps Bring First...

Cold atmospheric plasma technology, currently the only way to remove microscopic cancer tumors remaining from surgery, has been approved by the U.S....
antibiotics

Discovery Provides Path to Pathogen-Targeted Antibiotics

"Take with food" is a common warning for people using antibiotics, but a discovery announced this week in the scientific journal Naturemay create...
multichannel electrostatic elliptical lens

Electronic Merge: Expanded Ion Beams Light New Way for Next-Generation Electronic...

A new type of lens is lighting the way for expanded uses of large ions and building blocks for new materials. The...
cholera

‘Cholera Detection Lab’ Smartphone-Enabled Platform to Be Beta Tested by Worldwide...

One of the world’s leading cholera research hospitals has teamed with a Purdue University-affiliated startup with a goal to stop the spread of...
heart diseasevideo

The Power of 4D Technology Advances Care for Heart Patients

A tool that has been around for decades shows new promise in helping people with heart disease. A new study published in...
internet connection

Wi-Fi ‘Antenna’ Provides Options for Rural Areas

Ah, the joys of living out in the country: the quiet, the space and the peacefulness. Then there’s the internet connection, which...
electronic devices

This Designer Clothing Lets Users Turn on Electronics While Turning Away...

A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music – while also keeping you fresh,...
hypersonic

NDIA, Purdue Launching Inaugural Hypersonics Capabilities Conference to Advance Transformational Military...

The inaugural  National Defense Industrial Association Hypersonics Capabilities Conference, co-hosted with Purdue University, is bringing a consortium of military, government, congressional, industry and policy...
prostate cancer

Infrared Chemical Imaging Technology Promises New Precision Cancer Diagnosis

More than 174,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society, putting it behind only skin...
Communication technology

Technology Soars in Advancing Critical Communication, Safety for Pilots, Passengers

The Federal Aviation Administration has been putting an increased focus on English language proficiency for pilots as the agency looks to ensure...
cancer

New Technology Targets Cancer, Other Diseases, and Hidden Elements That Allow...

A Purdue University-affiliated startup has created a platform aimed at treating relapse patients for cancers and other diseases by taking a holistic approach...
lower back painvideo

Aching Backs Could Get Relief from Technology to Improve Back Surgery...

The majority of adults in the United States experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Thousands undergo surgery to help fix their backs...
fingerprint

Twitter ‘Fingerprint’ Helps Decode How Individuals Respond to Crises

Often in the case of a disaster, there are too few resources available to the community. A new algorithm analyzes individuals’ tweets...
CubeSats

New Safer, Inexpensive Way to Propel Small Satellites

Finding inexpensive solutions for propelling CubeSats is one of the most critical components of the rapidly growing industry of commercial launches of...
next-generation computers

Transforming Biology to Design Next-Generation Computers, Using a Surprise Ingredient

Moore’s law – which says the number of components that could be etched onto the surface of a silicon wafer would double...
anticancer

New Anticancer Agents Have Potential to Better Control Tumor Growth in...

A gene called MYC has become one of the hottest targets for cancer researchers around the world. MYC is known to drive...
opioid overdosevideo

Device Could Automatically Deliver Drug to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Purdue researchers are developing a wearable device that would automatically deliver an antidote upon detecting opioid overdose, buying time for...
qudits

Researchers Build Transistor-Like Gate for Quantum Information Processing – with Qudits

Quantum information processing promises to be much faster and more secure than what today’s supercomputers can achieve, but doesn’t exist yet because...
satellite

New Safer, Inexpensive Way to Propel Small Satellites

Finding inexpensive solutions for propelling CubeSats is one of the most critical components of the rapidly growing industry of commercial launches of...