December 06 2018
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Think about this in the battle against world hunger: An estimated one-third of food produced in 2017 was lost postharvest. Gone, due to mold, insects and such due to improper drying, according to the National Institutes of Health.
December 04 2018
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A World War II chemical weapon antidote is shown to be effective combating a new enemy: Parkinson’s disease.
December 29 2018
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Solinftec, a digital agriculture company that grew quickly in Latin America by making sugar cane and row crop operations more efficient, announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that it plans to establish operations at its U.S. headquarters near Purdue University to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2019 and up to 334 high-wage jobs by 2022.
November 29 2018
SAN FRANCISCO and INDIANAPOLIS - SVG Partners, a California-based venture and innovation firm, announced Thursday (Nov. 29) the expansion of its West Coast-based THRIVE AgTech program to the Midwest to focus specifically on animal health and support agriculture advancements.
November 28 2018
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Technology originally developed in work with NASA to help lunar colonies may soon be heating the food found on many holiday dinner tables.
November 27 2018
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University doctoral candidate is developing an advertisement and audience analysis system that will enable advertisers to track specific commercials’ outreach and audience ratings by analyzing short video clips and demographic surveys sent directly from viewers’ smartphones.
November 20 2018
Is a new phone on your holiday shopping list? A “radical” technology being developed at Purdue University that’s making smartphones and other electronic devices more bendable could help save lives one day soon through better health monitoring.
The Purdue team has designed a glass-like polymer to conduct electricity for transparent and flexible electronics. A video explaining the technology is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-TJJDvdBvE&feature=youtu.be.
November 20 2018
Purdue student startup Predictive Wear LLC earned $4,000 for capturing first place in the Southwest Indiana Pitch Competition held in Jasper, Indiana. The new company is developing wearable technology that alerts patients and their doctors about possible medical complications.