A Purdue University study sheds light on how cell damage is reversed by the cancer drug decitabine and identifies a potential biomarker that could indicate a patient's stage of cancer and response to treatment.
Applications are now being accepted for the Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy, a program for students in grades 10-12 who want to learn more about careers in the dairy industry.
Academy participants will meet industry professionals and attend workshops on farm management, veterinary medicine and agribusiness.
Celebrate Earth Day by attending the Earth Day Soundscape Festival with live music and dance performances. Become a citizen scientist and record the sounds of Earth.
The National Garden Bureau has declared 2015 to be the Year of the Sweet Pepper! Sweet peppers are called sweet because they lack the gene that produces capsaicin - the chemical that gives hot peppers their heat.
Many indoor plants can be moved to shady locations outdoors but only after danger of frost is past. Plants will dry out more often outdoors, so keep a close eye on soil moisture. Sinking the pots in soil will help slow down moisture loss.
Purdue Extension's Southern Regional Sheep and Goat Conference in Scottsburg will include training on how to use a FAMACHA parasite diagnostic test, as well as sessions on animal health, nutrition and marketing.
Ninety-six percent of May 2014 Purdue University College of Agriculture graduates responding to a survey reported finding jobs or were continuing their education. It was the fifth consecutive year of increase in the placement rate. The survey reflects an improving job market as well as continued strong value of a Purdue Agriculture education, said Marcos Fernandez, associate dean and director of the college's academic programs.