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neutrophil

Research Suggests New Approach for Treating Inflammation

Medications that mitigate inflammation caused by a variety of diseases including rheumatic arthritis may also compromise a person’s immune system, but a...
lithium-ion batteries

New Materials to Help Stop Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, Explosions and Improve...

From automobiles and planes to laptops and e-bikes, lithium-ion batteries have been blamed for causing fires in high-tech devices. Now, Purdue University scientists have...
breast cancer

Can Herbicides Cause Breast Cancer? Purdue and INSERM Scientists Discover a...

Scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, but a collaborative team of scientists at Purdue University and...
Epstein-Barr virus

Map Showing Gene Interactions Could Lead to New Cancer Therapies

Nearly 150,000 cancer-related deaths can be attributed annually to Epstein-Barr (EBV) virus, in part because of the lack of effective treatment options.
robotic pill

Want to Keep a Cow Happy? AI, Robotics Could Hold the...

Even cows have emotions and a happy cow is a better milk producer than one under stress. But how do dairy farmers...
ceramic materials

In a Flash: New Technique to Improve Ductility of Ceramic Materials...

Something as simple as an electric field could soon make wartime missiles or drinking mugs easier to produce and more resilient for...
lithium ions

‘Nanochains’ Could Increase Battery Capacity, Cut Charging Time

How long the battery of your phone or computer lasts depends on how many lithium ions can be stored in the battery’s...
qubit

‘Poor Man’s Qubit’ Can Solve Quantum Problems Without Going Quantum

It may still be decades before quantum computers are ready to solve problems that today’s classical computers aren’t fast or efficient enough...
Delivery Robotsvideo

Purdue University Welcomes Delivery Robots

Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus is now sharing its sidewalks with a fleet of robots that can deliver meals at the push...
rheumatic arthritis

Research Suggests New Approach for Treating Inflammation

Medications that mitigate inflammation caused by a variety of diseases including rheumatic arthritis may also compromise a person’s immune system, but a...

‘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...
Topological insulators

Researchers Propose New Topological Phase of Atomic Matter Hosting ‘Photonic Skyrmions’

The field of topology or the study of how surfaces behave in different dimensions has profoundly influenced the current understanding of matter....
video

Electronic Glove Offers ‘Humanlike’ Features for Prosthetic Hand Users

People with hand amputations experience difficult daily life challenges, often leading to lifelong use of a prosthetic hands and services.
Autonomous robotsvideo

Autonomous Robots Enter Fields to Collect Precise Soil Samples, Help Farmers...

Collecting precise soil samples is essential for farmers because a small amount of soil determines the amount of nutrients needed for acres...
super-small channels

New Technology May Help Repel Water, Save Lives Through Improved Medical...

Imagine a better windshield that easily repels water and requires less wiping. Now imagine if that same technology could allow doctors to...
combustion engines

Joining the Jet Set: Jet Ignition Technology Could Boost Efficiency and...

The same technology used in jets soon may be powering personal cars and other automobiles. Purdue University researchers are...
Avocados

Is That Avocado Brown Already? Genetic Research Could Help.

Avocados are famous for having a frustratingly short period of consumption. They’re hard as rocks for a while and as soon as...
sensors

Sticker Makes Nanoscale Light Manipulation Easier to Manufacture

Human pathogens, such as HIV and viruses causing respiratory tract infection, have molecular fingerprints that are difficult to distinguish. To better detect...
mass spectrometry

New Technology for Protein Complex Discovery Holds Promise for Biotechnology and...

Living cells survive and adapt by forming stable protein complexes that allow them to modulate protein activity, do mechanical work and convert...
adhesives

Acid May Be Key Ingredient for Better Adhesive Strength, Electronic Components

An acid used for medicine and to flavor some drinks soon may help make electronic components and certain adhesives more durable and...