Purdue University Research News http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/ Research News Feed from Purdue University News Service en-us Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:44:00 EST Turbulence model could help design aircraft capable of handling extreme scenarios http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/turbulence-model-could-help-design-aircraft-capable-of-handling-extreme-scenarios.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2021/scalo-portraitOG.jpg" alt="scalo-portrait" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >In 2018, passengers onboard a flight to Australia experienced a terrifying 10-second nosedive when a vortex trailing their plane crossed into the wake of another flight. The collision of these vortices, the airline suspected, created violent turbulence that led to a free fall. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/turbulence-model-could-help-design-aircraft-capable-of-handling-extreme-scenarios.html Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:59:00 EST Turn off that camera during virtual meetings, environmental study says http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/turn-off-that-camera-during-virtual-meetings,-environmental-study-says.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2021/nateghi-internetOG.jpg" alt="nateghi-internet" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >It’s not just to hide clutter anymore â€?add “saving the planetâ€?to the reasons you leave the camera off during your next virtual meeting. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/turn-off-that-camera-during-virtual-meetings,-environmental-study-says.html Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:00:00 EST Modern tomatoes can’t get same soil microbe boost as ancient ancestors http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/modern-tomatoes-cant-get-same-soil-microbe-boost-as-ancient-ancestors.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2021/plants-microbeOG.jpg" alt="plants-microbeOG.jpg" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to foliar diseases that can kill them or impact yield. These problems require a number of pesticides in conventional crops and make organic production especially difficult. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/modern-tomatoes-cant-get-same-soil-microbe-boost-as-ancient-ancestors.html Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:00 EST New drug form may help treat osteoporosis, calcium-related disorders http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/new-drug-form-may-help-treat-osteoporosis,-calcium-related-disorders.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/human-calcitoninOG.jpg" alt="human-calcitonin" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A novel form of a drug used to treat osteoporosis that comes with the potential for fewer side effects may provide a new option for patients. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2021/Q1/new-drug-form-may-help-treat-osteoporosis,-calcium-related-disorders.html Thu, 17 Dec 2020 08:00:00 EST Talk is cheap: Why we make healthy claims but indulge in unhealthy behaviors http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/talk-is-cheap-why-we-make-healthy-claims-but-indulge-in-unhealthy-behaviors.html The time period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is characterized by overindulgence. While we tell others that we are eating and drinking in moderation, controlling our spending, and exercising more, in reality, we do the exact opposite. So where does this disconnect come from? http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/talk-is-cheap-why-we-make-healthy-claims-but-indulge-in-unhealthy-behaviors.html Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:00:00 EST Deforestation drove massive Amazon rainforest fires of 2019 http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/deforestation-drove-massive-amazon-rainforest-fires-of-2019.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/amazon-rainforestOG.jpg" alt="amazon-rainforest" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >In 2019, unprecedented wildfires destroyed thousands of square miles of Amazon rainforest, roughly the size of New Jersey. The loss of biodiversity and invaluable habitats, release of carbon from the fires, and other socioeconomic and environmental consequences have concerned scientists around the world. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/deforestation-drove-massive-amazon-rainforest-fires-of-2019.html Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:00:00 EST Is that building done yet? Researchers test sensors that could speed up construction schedules http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/is-that-building-done-yet-researchers-test-sensors-that-could-speed-up-construction-schedules.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/lu-sensors-installOG.jpg" alt="lu-sensors-install" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Story summary http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/is-that-building-done-yet-researchers-test-sensors-that-could-speed-up-construction-schedules.html Wed, 16 Dec 2020 00:00:00 EST Novel data storage system ready to offer relief for frustrated users, companies http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/novel-data-storage-system-ready-to-offer-relief-for-frustrated-users,-companies.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/aggarwal-dataOG.jpg" alt="aggarwal-data" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Most smartphone owners know the frustrations of trying to look through digital photos on a social media app to find the one they want. The pictures can be slow to load and sometimes not load at all. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/novel-data-storage-system-ready-to-offer-relief-for-frustrated-users,-companies.html Mon, 14 Dec 2020 10:00:00 EST Bioengineered probiotic could prevent Listeria infections http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/bioengineered-probiotic-could-prevent-listeria-infections.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/bhunia-probioticOG.jpg" alt="bhunia-probiotic" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >For pregnant women, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems, listeriosis is a serious foodborne illness often linked to deli meats, fresh produce and dairy products. Even with antibiotic treatment, listeriosis is fatal for about 20 percent of patients, resulting in thousands of deaths annually. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/bioengineered-probiotic-could-prevent-listeria-infections.html Mon, 14 Dec 2020 09:00:00 EST Physics discovery leads to ballistic optical materials http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/physics-discovery-leads-to-ballistic-optical-materials.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/plasmonic-materialOG.jpg" alt="plasmonic-material" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Electronics are increasingly being paired with optical systems, such as when accessing the internet on an electronically run computer through fiber optic cables. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/physics-discovery-leads-to-ballistic-optical-materials.html Wed, 09 Dec 2020 15:00:00 EST Purdue’s innovative impact further enriched as 3 engineering professors chosen as National Academy of Inventors fellows http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdues-innovative-impact-further-enriched-as-3-engineering-professors-chosen-as-national-academy-of-inventors-fellows.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/chiang-inventorsOG.jpg" alt="chiang-inventors" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Famous for both astronauts and quarterbacks, Purdue University is also known globally as a hotbed of innovation and invention. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdues-innovative-impact-further-enriched-as-3-engineering-professors-chosen-as-national-academy-of-inventors-fellows.html Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:00:00 EST New cancer immunotherapy shows great promise in early research http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-cancer-immunotherapy-shows-great-promise-in-early-research.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/low-discoverOG.jpg" alt="low-discover" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A new approach to cancer immunotherapy has the potential to be a universal treatment for solid tumors, according to researchers at Purdue University. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-cancer-immunotherapy-shows-great-promise-in-early-research.html Mon, 07 Dec 2020 00:00:00 EST New transistor design disguises key computer chip hardware from hackers http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-transistor-design-disguises-key-computer-chip-hardware-from-hackers.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/appenzeller-portrait-2D-materialOG.jpg" alt="appenzeller-portrait-2D-material" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A hacker can reproduce a circuit on a chip by discovering what key transistors are doing in a circuit â€?but not if the transistor “typeâ€?is undetectable. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-transistor-design-disguises-key-computer-chip-hardware-from-hackers.html Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:00:00 EST Tech makes it possible to digitally communicate through human touch http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/tech-makes-it-possible-to-digitally-communicate-through-human-touch.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/sen_yang_direct_touchOG.jpg" alt="sen_yang_direct_touch" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Instead of inserting a card or scanning a smartphone to make a payment, what if you could simply touch the machine with your finger? http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/tech-makes-it-possible-to-digitally-communicate-through-human-touch.html Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:00:00 EST Artificial intelligence collaboration seeking to hasten COVID-19 insights http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/artificial-intelligence-collaboration-seeking-to-hasten-covid-19-insights.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/Gaurav_Chopra_portraitOG.jpg" alt="Gaurav_Chopra_portrait" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals and researchers have been confined mostly to using local and national datasets to study the impact of comorbidities (chronic or long-term health conditions), pre-existing medication use, demographics and various interventions on disease course. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/artificial-intelligence-collaboration-seeking-to-hasten-covid-19-insights.html Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:00:00 EST Oddly satisfying metamaterials store energy in their skin http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/oddly-satisfying-metamaterials-store-energy-in-their-skin.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/arrieta-domesOG.jpg" alt="arrieta-domes" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >When you press the dimpled circles on a fountain drink lid, they become either convex or concave. Materials or structures that have two stable states demonstrate a concept called bistability. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/oddly-satisfying-metamaterials-store-energy-in-their-skin.html Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST Purdue joins national manufacturing cybersecurity collaboration http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-joins-national-manufacturing-cybersecurity-collaboration.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/UnionGatewayOG.jpg" alt="UnionGateway" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Purdue University's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) is joining the national Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) to improve cybersecurity and energy efficiency for American manufacturing. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-joins-national-manufacturing-cybersecurity-collaboration.html Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:00:00 EST Beyond COVID-19: New technologies, treatments could help recovered survivors now facing neurological aftereffects http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/beyond-covid-19-new-technologies,-treatments-could-help-recovered-survivors-now-facing-neurological-aftereffects.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/brain-illusOG.jpg" alt="brain-illus" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Globally about 50 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, 1.2 million have died from the virus and 36.5 million have recovered, according to the World Health Organization. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/beyond-covid-19-new-technologies,-treatments-could-help-recovered-survivors-now-facing-neurological-aftereffects.html Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:00:00 EST Biotech company gains major funding to keep developing use of immune system to fight cancer http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/biotech-company-gains-major-funding-to-keep-developing-use-of-immune-system-to-fight-cancer.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/Philip_LowOG.jpg" alt="Philip_LowOG" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Umoja Biopharma, a Purdue University-affiliated biotechnology company focused on using a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancerous cells, has secured one of the largest initial rounds of funding ever for a Purdue-affiliated company. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/biotech-company-gains-major-funding-to-keep-developing-use-of-immune-system-to-fight-cancer.html Tue, 17 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST One-step multicomponent reaction with interpretable machine learning innovation to develop chemical library for drug discovery http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/one-step-multicomponent-reaction-with-interpretable-machine-learning-innovation-to-develop-chemical-library-for-drug-discovery.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/machine_learning_modelsLO.jpg" alt="machine_learning_models" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Machine learning has been used widely in the chemical sciences for drug design and other processes. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/one-step-multicomponent-reaction-with-interpretable-machine-learning-innovation-to-develop-chemical-library-for-drug-discovery.html Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:00:00 EST Machine learning for making machines: Applying visual search to mechanical parts http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/machine-learning-for-making-machines-applying-visual-search-to-mechanical-parts.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/ramani-machineOG.jpg" alt="ramani-machine" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Computer vision researchers use machine learning to train computers in visually recognizing objects â€?but very few apply machine learning to mechanical parts such as gearboxes, bearings, brakes, clutches, motors, nuts, bolts and washers. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/machine-learning-for-making-machines-applying-visual-search-to-mechanical-parts.html Thu, 12 Nov 2020 13:00:00 EST Pearls may provide new information processing options for biomedical, military innovations http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/pearls-may-provide-new-information-processing-options-for-biomedical,-military-innovations.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/Pearl_news_figureOG.jpg" alt="Pearl_news_figure" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Pearls have long been favored as objects of beauty. Now, Purdue University innovators are using the gem to provide potential new opportunities for spectral information processing that can be applied to spectroscopy in biomedical and military applications. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/pearls-may-provide-new-information-processing-options-for-biomedical,-military-innovations.html Wed, 11 Nov 2020 10:00:00 EST Targeted therapies developed to reduce lung fibrosis http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/targeted-therapies-developed-to-reduce-lung-fibrosis.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/Low-lungsOG.jpg" alt="Low-lungs" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A new treatment option for lung fibrosis is being developed by Purdue University scientists. Lung fibrosis has been a concern for COVID-19 patients. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/targeted-therapies-developed-to-reduce-lung-fibrosis.html Tue, 10 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST Adranos secures $2.1 million contract to extend firing range http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/adranos-secures-2.1-million-contract-to-extend-firing-range.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2018/adranos-testOG.jpg" alt="adranos-test" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Adranos Inc., a Purdue University-affiliated company that develops a high-performance, solid rocket fuel called ALITEC for long-range missile and space launch systems, has obtained $2.1 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Enhanced Munitions Technology Program (JEMTP). http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/adranos-secures-2.1-million-contract-to-extend-firing-range.html Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:34:00 EST As veterans wait for service dogs, this researcher is giving them a voice through science http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/as-veterans-wait-for-service-dogs,-this-researcher-is-giving-them-a-voice-through-science.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/ohaire-profileOG.jpg" alt="ohaire-profile" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >It’s not uncommon for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to wait years for a service dog because of lengthy waiting lists. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/as-veterans-wait-for-service-dogs,-this-researcher-is-giving-them-a-voice-through-science.html Thu, 05 Nov 2020 10:00:00 EST Emerald ash borer puts trees on path to functional extinction http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/emerald-ash-borer-puts-trees-on-path-to-functional-extinction.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/fei-ashOG.jpg" alt="fei-ash" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Since the emerald ash borer’s introduction to the United States at the beginning of the 21st century, forest ecologists and government officials have striven to stem its destruction of ash forests. Despite those efforts, the invasive pest may be winning the war. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/emerald-ash-borer-puts-trees-on-path-to-functional-extinction.html Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:00:00 EDT Water scarcity and reduction in crop yield due to climate change could drop GDP by 10% in Middle East http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/water-scarcity-and-reduction-in-crop-yield-due-to-climate-change-could-drop-gdp-by-10in-middle-east.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/mideast-damOG.jpg" alt="mideast-dam" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >The Middle East is one of the most water scarce regions in the world. Many countries in the region have exploited their available water resources and left watersheds below the sustainable level of water withdrawal. Water is extensively used in agricultural activities and the region has seen declines in precipitation over time. Adding to those constraints, the region faces issues with population growth, economic development and the effects of climate change. Collectively, these patterns indicate that many Middle Eastern countries will experience major constraints to maintaining available water resources and expanding their crop production. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/water-scarcity-and-reduction-in-crop-yield-due-to-climate-change-could-drop-gdp-by-10in-middle-east.html Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:00:00 EDT Augmented reality to provide new skills for manufacturing workforce education http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/augmented-reality-to-provide-new-skills-for-manufacturing-workforce-education.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/ramani-augmentedOG.jpg" alt="ramani-augmented" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Workforce education in manufacturing has traditionally been very low-tech: in-person teaching sessions, one-on-one apprenticeship, written manuals, and perhaps a video. But to keep pace with an increasing skills gap, some manufacturers are now turning to augmented and virtual reality to teach their workers new skills. 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 called Skill-XR. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/augmented-reality-to-provide-new-skills-for-manufacturing-workforce-education.html Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:00:00 EDT Testing drugs within a tumor may combat pancreatic cancer drug resistance, ‘time machineâ€?suggests http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/testing-drugs-within-a-tumor-may-combat-pancreatic-cancer-drug-resistance,-time-machine-suggests.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/Bumsoo-Han-portraitOG.jpg" alt="Bumsoo-Han-portrait" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Many patients with pancreatic cancer have only about a 10% chance of survival within five years of their diagnosis because they tend to become resistant to chemotherapy, past studies have indicated. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/testing-drugs-within-a-tumor-may-combat-pancreatic-cancer-drug-resistance,-time-machine-suggests.html Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:00:00 EDT New 3D cell culture method points to personalized cancer therapies http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-3d-cell-culture-method-points-to-personalized-cancer-therapies.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/savran-cellOG.jpg" alt="savran-cell" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Each cancer patient’s tumors have cells that look and act differently, making it difficult for scientists to determine treatments based on tumors grown from generic cell cultures in the lab. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/new-3d-cell-culture-method-points-to-personalized-cancer-therapies.html Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:11:00 EDT NASA selects promising Purdue space technologies for commercial flight tests http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/nasa-selects-promising-purdue-space-technologies-for-commercial-flight-tests.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/collicott-gravityOG.jpg" alt="collicott-gravity" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Faculty members in Purdue University’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and School of Mechanical Engineering are among a list of 28 researchers whose technologies have been selected to receive funding under NASA’s Tech Flights solicitation. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/nasa-selects-promising-purdue-space-technologies-for-commercial-flight-tests.html Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:00:00 EDT Big data, machine learning shed light on Asian reforestation successes http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/big-data,-machine-learning-shed-light-on-asian-reforestation-successes.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/liang-carbonOG.jpg" alt="liang-carbon" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Since carbon sequestration is such an important factor for mitigating climate change, it’s critical to understand the efficacy of reforestation efforts and develop solid estimates of forest carbon storage capacity. However, measuring forest properties can be difficult, especially in places that aren’t easily reachable. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/big-data,-machine-learning-shed-light-on-asian-reforestation-successes.html Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:00:00 EDT Technology shines the light on ovarian cancer treatments http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/technology-shines-the-light-on-ovarian-cancer-treatments.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/nolte-cancerOG.jpg" alt="nolte-cancer" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Scientists estimate that nearly 60% of all cancer patients do not respond effectively to chemotherapy treatments. Even worse â€?many of those same patients experience toxic and sometimes deadly side effects. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/technology-shines-the-light-on-ovarian-cancer-treatments.html Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:00:00 EDT This beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Engineers are figuring out how. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/this-beetle-can-survive-getting-run-over-by-a-car.-engineers-are-figuring-out-how..html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/zavattieri-beetleOG.jpg" alt="zavattieri-beetle" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Getting run over by a car is not a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/this-beetle-can-survive-getting-run-over-by-a-car.-engineers-are-figuring-out-how..html Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:00:00 EDT This white paint could reduce the need for air conditioning by keeping surfaces cooler than surroundings http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/this-white-paint-could-reduce-the-need-for-air-conditioning-by-keeping-surfaces-cooler-than-surroundings.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/ruan-paintOG.jpg" alt="ruan-paint" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >What if paint could cool off a building enough to not need air conditioning? http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/this-white-paint-could-reduce-the-need-for-air-conditioning-by-keeping-surfaces-cooler-than-surroundings.html Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:00 EDT Innovation spins spider web architecture into 3D imaging technology http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/innovation-spins-spider-web-architecture-into-3d-imaging-technology.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/lee-websOG.jpg" alt="lee-webs" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Purdue University innovators are taking cues from nature to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/innovation-spins-spider-web-architecture-into-3d-imaging-technology.html Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:00:00 EDT Purdue to lead national workforce development project on trusted microelectronics http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-to-lead-national-workforce-development-project-on-trusted-microelectronics.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/birck-nanotechOG.jpg" alt="birck-nanotech" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Purdue University will lead a national initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to address the urgent need for engineering graduates to develop defense technologies, especially in the area of microelectronics. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-to-lead-national-workforce-development-project-on-trusted-microelectronics.html Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:00:00 EDT Plant defense layer has unexpected effect on volatile compounds, study finds http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/plant-defense-layer-has-unexpected-effect-on-volatile-compounds,-study-finds.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/dudareva-cuticleOG.jpg" alt="dudareva-cuticle" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A Purdue University biochemist and her colleagues have pioneered new methods for increasing production of volatile compounds important for plant defenses and for use in biofuels, pharmaceuticals and other products. While investigating how plants can more efficiently emit those compounds, Natalia Dudareva’s team also found an unanticipated factor playing a role in plant cellular functions. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/plant-defense-layer-has-unexpected-effect-on-volatile-compounds,-study-finds.html Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:00:00 EDT Research to bring more secure software for autonomous battlefield operations http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/research-to-bring-more-secure-software-for-autonomous-battlefield-operations.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/bagchi-battlefieldOG.jpg " alt="bagchi-battlefield" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Drones and other unmanned machines can save human lives on the battlefield, but adversaries could hack into their artificial intelligence software. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/research-to-bring-more-secure-software-for-autonomous-battlefield-operations.html Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:00:00 EDT Purdue hypersonics receives boost from Northrop Grumman shock tunnel donation http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-hypersonics-receives-boost-from-northrop-grumman-shock-tunnel-donation.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/jewell-hypulseOG.jpg" alt="jewell-hypulse" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Purdue University is pushing forward at new speeds in hypersonics work with the addition of a Hypersonic Pulse (HYPULSE) shock tunnel to its quickly expanding array of research facilities. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-hypersonics-receives-boost-from-northrop-grumman-shock-tunnel-donation.html Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:00:00 EDT All-terrain microrobot flips through a live colon http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/all-terrain-microrobot-flips-through-a-live-colon.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/tumbling-in-vivoOG.jpg" alt="tumbling-in-vivo" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >A rectangular robot as tiny as a few human hairs can travel throughout a colon by doing back flips, Purdue University engineers have demonstrated in live animal models. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/all-terrain-microrobot-flips-through-a-live-colon.html Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 EDT Machine learning model helps characterize compounds for drug discovery http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/machine-learning-model-helps-characterize-compounds-for-drug-discovery.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/chopra-treeOG.jpg" alt="chopra-tree" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >Tandem mass spectrometry is a powerful analytical tool used to characterize complex mixtures in drug discovery and other fields. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/machine-learning-model-helps-characterize-compounds-for-drug-discovery.html Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 EDT Here’s what employers need to know about ‘boomerangâ€?employees vs. new hires http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/heres-what-employers-need-to-know-about-boomerang-employees-vs.-new-hires.html A common piece of career advice is to not “burn bridgesâ€?when leaving one employer for another. After all, who knows what opportunities may present themselves in the future? http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/heres-what-employers-need-to-know-about-boomerang-employees-vs.-new-hires.html Wed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 EDT Purdue awarded $2.3 million NSF grant to improve cotton fiber engineering http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-awarded-2.3-million-nsf-grant-to-improve-cotton-fiber-engineering.html <img src="http://www.tattoovisit.com/uns/images/2020/syzmanski-cottonOG.jpg" alt="syzmanski-cotton" width="144" hspace="5" align="right" >The U.S. grows high-yielding types of cotton that have fibers that are thicker and shorter than their luxury pima cotton relative from Egypt. Improving the shape and mechanical properties of cotton cells would make this already $25 billion industry more valuable for U.S. growers. http://www.tattoovisit.com/newsroom/releases/2020/Q4/purdue-awarded-2.3-million-nsf-grant-to-improve-cotton-fiber-engineering.html ÀÖÌåÓý