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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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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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Discovery could yield more efficient plants for biofuels

Genetically modifying a key protein complex in plants could lead to improved crops for the production of cellulosic biofuels, a Purdue University study says.
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Purdue installs powerful MRI system for research, training

Purdue University has installed a powerful type of MRI machine - the only one of its kind in Indiana - that will boost research and training capabilities and serve the regional scientific community.
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High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation

New 'plasmonic metamaterials' that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information on a magnetic disk.

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Purdue researcher plans Global Soundscapes Day to record sounds of the Earth

A Purdue University researcher is collaborating with partners across the globe for a special Earth Day experience on Tuesday (April 22) designed to capture up to 1 million natural sound recordings and upload them for preservation.

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Purdue campuses to host spring commencement ceremonies

Purdue University will award degrees during spring commencement ceremonies at its campuses from May 10-19.

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Purdue innovation to help children, families affected by severe, non-verbal autism is adopted by leading clinical institutions in Florida, California

SPEAKall!!, an iPad application developed at Purdue University that facilitates communication and language development for children and families affected by severe, non-verbal autism, has been adopted for use at speech and language clinics at San Jose State University in California and the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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