Purdue sensors measure uric acid levels better than other noninvasive methods

Researchers in Purdue University’s College of Engineering have created new noninvasive, wearable sensors that monitor levels of uric acid in human sweat. A paper about the research has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Nano Energy. (Purdue Research Foundation photo/Jennifer Mayberry) Faster, more accurate measurement of uric acid levels could lead to better diagnosis, therapy […]

Purdue lipid biomarker panels perform real-time, point-of-care sample analysis in industrial and agricultural settings

Christina Ferreira, metabolomics analyst in the Bindley Bioscience Center in Discovery Park District at Purdue, has created a simple workflow to deliver biological samples to a mass spectrometer without performing liquid chromatography to provide real-time data analysis. (Purdue University photo/Vincent Walter) Patent-pending technology also has applications in health care, pharmaceutical and other sectors WEST LAFAYETTE, […]

Predicting prostate cancer recurrence 15 months faster

Hector Gomez, a professor in Purdue University’s School of Mechanical Engineering, and his international collaborators have developed a patent-pending method and algorithm to predict the recurrence of prostate cancer in patients treated by radiation therapy. (Purdue University photo/Vincent Walter) International researchers­ have created an algorithm that uses data available through standard patient monitoring practices WEST […]

Purdue researchers develop a new type of intelligent architected materials for industry applications

Products made with intelligent architected materials developed at Purdue University have the ability to change from one stable configuration to another stable configuration and back again. The technology is being tested in new aircraft runway mats, nonpneumatic tires and other applications. Purdue University civil engineers are testing materials for transportation, military and other real-world applications […]

Purdue researcher awarded $1.3 million for malaria drug trials in Southeast Asia and Africa

Philip Low, Purdue University’s Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science, has been awarded $1.38 million from Open Philanthropy to further validate a drug therapy that he and his colleagues have previously shown to successfully treat malaria. (Purdue University photo/John Underwood) Philip Low […]

Purdue recognized as national innovation leader: 4th among US universities in US patents received

Purdue Research Foundation received 192 US patents in 2022 calendar year to protect intellectual property WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A national organization dedicated to inventors at academic institutions has recognized Purdue University’s innovation culture and technology transfer resources as among the best in the nation. In the 2022 calendar year, Purdue Research Foundation received 192 […]

New bio-based glues from Purdue form adhesive bonds that grow stronger in water

Aaron Mena (left) and Jennifer Garcia Rodriguez, graduate students in Purdue University’s Department of Chemistry, affix corals using adhesive formulations developed from fully sustainable, bio-based components. The formulations could have applications in the construction, manufacturing, biomedical, dental, food and cosmetic industries as well as coral reef restoration. (Purdue University photo/Gudrun Schmidt) Patent-pending formulations could be […]

Purdue establishes permanent presence next to NSWC Crane for future of national defense and semiconductors

Attending the launch of Purdue@Crane: U.S. Rep. Jim Baird (IN-4); Angela Lewis, NSWC Crane technical director; Navy Capt. Rex Boonyobhas, NSWC Crane commander; Mung Chiang, Purdue University president; Karen Plaut, Purdue University executive vice president of research. (Purdue University/Garrett Poortinga, Green Hat Media WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Officials of Purdue University, the Purdue Applied Research […]