Brianna Gaskill, an assistant professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and a member of Purdue’s Center for Animal Welfare Science, champions so-called rat “tickling” as a way to improve the quality of life for laboratory rats.
Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills – mathematics and executive functioning – critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers.
Purdue University scientists led a comprehensive analysis of research concerning the effects of microplastics on aquatic life, with the results showing widely different impacts among different types of animals.
A Purdue-affiliated startup has created software that rapidly converts aerial crop photos into useful information for plant breeding, crop modeling and precision agriculture.
Overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are lower among war veterans with service dogs, according to a preliminary study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Researchers have demonstrated how to create a super-strong aluminum alloy that rivals the strength of stainless steel, an advance with potential industrial applications.
Researchers at Purdue University have created a baby robot to study what a baby inhales as its crawls.
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) is currently viewed as one of the world’s leading centers for research and education in areas of information security that are crucial to the protection of critical computing and communication infrastructure.
Incandescent lighting could make a comeback with a new type of filter that “recycles” infrared photons and improves efficiency, an innovation that also could enable solar cells to convert heat into electricity more efficiently than conventional photovoltaic technology.