WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Purdue University is known for its cutting edge research, but as scientists study in labs in every corner of campus, there is one place where their theories can be realized.
Purdue's Discovery Park and the Bindley Bioscience Center held "Discovery Day" to highlight a wide range of research being done by faculty.
Everything from medical technology to biofuels are being developed in Discovery Park.
The purpose of the symposium was to get researchers who wouldn't normally interact, to share their research with each other.
Bindley Center Director Richard Kuhn said communication among researchers is the key to helping people.
"We always want to make an impact. We want to change people's lives. A lot of work that is done in the Bindley is health issues, but we're also looking at new ways of creating energy. So there's a wide variety of things that are being done," said Kuhn.
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