Ask anyone who's ever had a lumbar puncture or epidural: having a needle inserted into your spine is not the most pleasant experience. And it's no easier for the doctors who perform the procedure, who are largely working by feel.
Two researchers in Purdue University’s Open Ag Technologies and Systems (OATS) Group were part of the five-member winning team at the Nutreco Agrivision Hackathon, an international competition to promote the potential of data and technology innovation in livestock farming.
Obesity affects more than one-third of adults in the United States, but one Purdue researcher is exploring technology that will lead to safe and sustainable weight loss by converting bad fat to good fat.
A recent Purdue graduate will seamlessly transition into an industrial engineer position at the world's fifth-largest aerospace and defense technology company, thanks in part to her participation in Purdue's Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program.
A Purdue University team of scientists upended a long-held assumption about how plant volatile compounds, the chemicals that are responsible for scent, move to the outside of the cells to attract pollinators, defend the plant and perform other key functions.