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College of Science News

Football field with 150 yard-line. Purdue Homecoming September 22.

Kick off Purdue's 150th at Homecoming

The College of Science is sponsoring the Purdue Homecoming game on September 22. Join us as we kick off Purdue's 150th Anniversary and celebrate 150 Years of Giant Leaps in Science.

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Professor Briony Horgan in her office

Why don't we see intelligent aliens?

Mars expert Briony Horgan, assistant professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, rings in on the question of intelligent life beyond Earth.

IS THERE LIFE OUT THERE?
Professor Dennis Minchella holds sample of worms in a jar

New insights on parasite infections

Parasite infections with multiple strains are more harmful to vertebrate hosts, according to a research study from Associate Dean Dennis Minchella, professor of biological sciences.

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