Archive | July, 2010

Mobile processing plant could turn agri-waste into biofuel

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Chemical engineers at Purdue University have developed a new method to process agricultural waste and other biomass into biofuels, and they are proposing the creation of mobile processing plants that would rove the Midwest to produce the fuels. “What’s important is that you can process all kinds of available biomass — […]

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Purdue to simulate emergency to test response July 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Purdue’s Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office, in conjunction with the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, will simulate […]

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Higher-protein diets support weight loss, may lower bone density

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Overweight and moderately obese postmenopausal women using diets based on higher protein intake also need to be aware of potential bone loss, according to new research from Purdue University. “We know that when overweight, postmenopausal women reduce their energy intake to successfully lose weight, they can lose less lean body mass […]

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Clarian Arnett Health adds new OBGYN

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Meenu Goel, MD joined Clarian Arnett Health in early July to serve alongside the network’s three current OBGYN physicians. She is the first of three OBGYN physicians that will join Clarian Arnett this summer. Previously, Dr. Goel practiced at North West, University of Washington Hospital in Seattle as a fellow in Minimally […]

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Simon Property Group schedules Q2 earnings release, conference call

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, will be released before the market opens on July 30, 2010. The company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The […]

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New process for storing, generating hydrogen promising for fuel cell cars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University. The process, given the name hydrothermolysis, uses a powdered chemical called ammonia borane, which has one of the highest hydrogen contents of all solid materials, said Arvind Varma, […]

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