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Purdue’s Science on Tap discusses breeding hardier honeybees

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University entomologist will speak Thursday (Sept. 20) about research efforts to breed hardier, parasite-resistant honeybees in North America and Europe at the next Science on Tap. Honeybee specialist Greg Hunt, a professor of behavioral genetics and author, will speak at 6:00pm in the upstairs of the Lafayette Brewing Company, […]

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Tornado expert to highlight next Science on Tap at LBC

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — 2011 will go down in history as one of the deadliest and most destructive years for tornado disasters. Jeff Trapp, a Purdue University researcher with expertise in understanding how tornadoes form and what’s driving the increase in their volatility, will be the featured speaker at the next Science on Tap event […]

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Science Cafe discusses termites’ digestive system as biofuel refinery

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — One of the peskiest household pests, while disastrous to homes, could prove to be a boon for cars, according to a Purdue University study. Mike Scharf, the O. Wayne Rollins/Orkin Chair in Molecular Physiology and Urban Entomology, said his laboratory has discovered a cocktail of enzymes from the guts of termites […]

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May Science on Tap to feature talk on ethical dilemmas of pharmaceutical research

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A leading international researcher at Purdue University who has studied how psychedelic drugs act in the brain is the featured speaker at the next Science on Tap event Thursday (May 19) in downtown Lafayette. David E. Nichols, the Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology, will speak at 6 […]

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Science on Tap asks “Can We Play Football Safely?”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Three Purdue University researchers who gained national attention for their study of head injuries suffered by high school football players will speak as part of a team presentation at Thursday’s (April 21) Science on Tap event in downtown Lafayette. Professors Eric Nauman, Thomas Talavage and Larry Leverenz will give the presentation, “Can […]

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Science on Tap to offer talk on benefits of neural engineering

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor in the growing field of neural engineering will talk about the societal benefits of this area of research on Thursday (Jan. 20) during the next Science on Tap. Kevin Otto, a professor of biological sciences and biomedical engineering and director of the Purdue Neuroprostheses Research Laboratory, will […]

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