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Purdue physicist part of international antimatter experiment

A Purdue University physicist is part of the international team of scientists uncovering a deeper understanding of fundamental physics through a search for the charge of antihydrogen.
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Uris Baldos and Thomas Hertel

Drop in global malnutrition depends on ag productivity, climate change

Global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture, Purdue University researchers say.
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Arun Giridhar and Sierra Davis

System 'prints' precise drug dosages tailored for patients

Researchers have created a prototype system that uses a mathematical model to predict - and a portable inkjet technology to produce - precise medication dosages tailored for specific patients, an advance in personalized medicine that could improve drug effectiveness and reduce adverse reactions.
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Advance brings 'hyperbolic metamaterials' closer to reality

Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for 'hyperbolic metamaterials,' ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells.
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Undergraduate research program plans symposium

The 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program will hold its annual research symposium Aug. 7.

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Purdue Extension offers education, fun at state fair

Purdue Extension returns to the Indiana State Fair this week showcasing activities that are both educational and fun for the family and people of all ages.

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Purdue corn specialist: Cool weather's effect on crop could differ from 2009

The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen says.

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Technology's future effects on society to be discussed at Purdue summit

Will superintelligent computers hundreds of times smarter than humans help us solve difficult problems such as the causes of cancer or climate change, or will they decide we're all just raw materials they need to consume in order to expand?

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