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Purdue University’s newest students have already made a little history on campus, establishing a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday (Aug. 15).
CINDAS, company that compiles valuable data on materials properties, aerospace structural metals, moves to aerospace district
CINDAS LLC, a private company that compiles data on materials properties and aerospace structural metals that are essential to engineers and scientists worldwide, has moved into the university’s aerospace district.
New robotic technology may provide more insight into neurological diseases, which affect about one-third of Americans
Purdue University researchers are a step closer to answering one of the critical questions about the brain – how neural networks in the organ perform the computations necessary for higher-level brain functions.
A new web-based tool that provides agricultural producers with access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market regions in the eastern corn belt was just announced by Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture. The Crop Basis Tool, available on the center’s home page as well as the Managing Farm Risk website, is a collaboration between the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center and the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture.
The Purdue Ag Alumni Common Read will make its debut this fall in honor of Purdue University’s sesquicentennial celebration.
Communities that benefit from tourism at national parks and other areas affected by wildfires this year could feel the economic fallout for years to come.
Due to expected inclement weather on Wednesday (Aug. 15), Boiler Gold Rush leaders have canceled one scheduled attempt at a Guinness world record, while changing locations for the other scheduled attempt.
Three Purdue Foundry-affiliated startups to be featured at TechCrunch conference in San Francisco next month
Three startups that have been receiving assistance from the Purdue Foundry will be featured at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Conference to be held next month in San Francisco.
Transistor technology may improve speed, battery life for computers, mobile phones and other electronics
Purdue University researchers have developed transistor technology that shows potential for improving computers and mobile phones.
Knowing when and how to step into a difficult situation is the problem facing parents when their child becomes the victim of cyberbullying, says a Purdue University assistant professor.
A record number of women have secured major party nominations for the U.S. House of Representatives, setting the stage for a potential “tipping point” during the 2018 midterm election.
The Motion Picture Association of America has been under fire for its R-rating of 'Eighth Grade,' an independent film about a middle school student directed and written by comedian Bo Burnham. The movie garnered the rating for explicit language and some sexual material, according to its IMBd webpage.
A unique system developed by Purdue University researchers may help reduce the number of people impacted by health problems associated with the accumulation of metals in the body.
Providing community-based prevention education to address the opioid crisis that affects communities throughout Indiana is one of Purdue Extension’s top priorities.
Purdue University researchers have developed a method to detoxify water with chlorine and ultraviolet radiation, which may provide new hope for water-stressed areas and help promote the reuse of wastewater.
Copper Moon Coffee will open a location on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus on Aug. 21 at the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, 1201 W. State Street.
Purdue University agronomist Bruce Erickson received the 2018 Educator/Researcher Award of Excellence from the PrecisionAg Institute for his work in delivering information and expertise on precision and digital agriculture to students and audiences around the world.
Purdue biomedical engineering students develop hands-on, realistic breastfeeding simulation to train perinatal professionals
Four Purdue University students in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering have developed a novel anatomically correct and hands-on breastfeeding simulator system to assist the training of perinatal nurses and professionals.
Purdue panel to provide insights and respond to questions regarding August Crop Report and current agricultural economic climate
From tariffs to climate, there are no shortage of topics to discuss at this year’s response to the USDA August Crop Report. Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of the Purdue College of Agriculture, will convene a panel of Purdue Extension experts and the USDA Indiana statistician on Friday (Aug. 10) at 1:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Building Banquet Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
Don’t procrastinate: Most families have just begun their back-to-school shopping, says Purdue retail expert
Even with numerous schools back in session, many families have yet to begin the expensive and time-consuming task of checking off school-supply lists in preparation for the upcoming academic year.