The "sea lily," a type of ancient echinoderm, holds special significance to Indiana.
Purdue University's entomology collection includes 2 million specimens, some over 100 years old.
Purdue has been a key player in NASA missions, contributing both research and astronauts.
Researchers say the research shows there are combinations of reasons that spark and maintain interest in STEM fields.
John Dement has been appointed the director of technology commercialization for the state's defense development agency.
A panel investigating whether alternative therapies for veterans with PTSD should be funded by the state released a report with their findings last week.
Advocates protested the impending deer kill at Griffy Lake, which is contracted to start as early as November 15, outside City Hall Wednesday.
In less than a month, sharpshooters from White Buffalo, Inc. will be able to enter Griffy Lake Nature Preserve and kill up to 100 deer.
Representatives from the Humane Society of the United States argue Griffy Lake Nature Preserve is a feasible site for non-lethal methods of deer reduction.
Sue Carter, a fellow at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, willl lead the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction.