November 5, 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.
The Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease at Purdue has partnered with Cleveland-based technology firm IdentifySensors Biologics to develop a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Bumsoo Han, a Purdue professor of mechanical engineering, developed a tool that is helping scientists to more efficiently discover and test new drugs for pancreatic cancer.
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A Purdue team has entered into a $5 million cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype for workforce education in manufacturing.
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Purdue nanoHUB.org, a web platform for online scientific simulations and computing, seminars, and interactive courses has been chosen as one of the recipients of a 2020 R&D 100 Award.
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Purdue Department of Theatre announces new plans for the 2020-21 season that explore new forms of theatre-making
The Purdue Department of Theatre has announced plans for the 2020-21 season, which explore new forms of theatre-making while maintaining a commitment to produce plays by artists of color and to deliver innovative educational and professional training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.
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