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SporeSat spacecraft

Purdue study to measure gravity's effects on plant cells in space

A Purdue University experiment that will test how plant cells sense and respond to different levels of gravity is scheduled to launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Monday (April 14).
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Cooks nanotube

Nanotube coating helps shrink mass spectrometers

Nanotechnology is advancing tools likened to Star Trek's 'tricorder' that perform on-the-spot chemical analysis for a range of applications including medical testing, explosives detection and food safety.
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Spensa MyTraps

New agriculture technology documents, shares information from field and orchard analysis

Farmers, crop advisers and consultants can use new technology from a Purdue Research Park-based firm to organize, store and share findings from scouting trips to their fields and orchards.
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Culurciello Deep Learning

Smartphone to become smarter with 'deep learning' innovation

Researchers are working to enable smartphones and other mobile devices to understand and immediately identify objects in a camera's field of view, overlaying lines of text that describe items in the environment.
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Purdue gearing up for first Day of Giving

A celebration on Memorial Mall will be one of the highlights of the first-ever Purdue Day of Giving Wednesday (April 30), an event encouraging students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and friends from all campuses to contribute to the university.

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Purdue police arrest student for theft; urge sports center users to secure belongings

Purdue University police are reminding the campus community to keep personal items secured in locked lockers when using the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. The reminder comes after the arrest of a student Wednesday (April 23) on a preliminary charge of stealing items from a facility patron.

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golden eagle

Genome yields insights into golden eagle vision, smell

Purdue and West Virginia University researchers are the first to sequence the genome of the golden eagle, providing a bird's-eye view of eagle features that could lead to more effective conservation strategies.

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net-zero structure

Whirlpool Corporation, Purdue turning house into 'net-zero' home

Purdue University is working with Whirlpool Corporation on a three-year project to convert a home near campus to the most efficient domicile possible - a 'net-zero' structure.

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