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Researchers detail formation of massive moon basin

Scientists obtained the most detailed measurements of the moon's gravity and used that data to model for the first time the formation of a major impact basin and the rings that surround it.

Dyke disasterAutomated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Researchers are harnessing 'deep learning' algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.

Weak atomic bond, theorized 14 years ago, observed for first time

A Purdue University physicist has observed a butterfly Rydberg molecule, a weak pairing of two highly excitable atoms that he predicted would exist more than a decade ago.

Schroeder prairiePurdue student uses new technology to locate unknown piece of endangered Indiana prairie

Utilizing advances in soil-mapping technology, Purdue University student Ryan Schroeder has confirmed the location of an unknown piece of endangered Indiana prairie known as gravel hill prairie.

Whittinghill virtualisPurdue startup commercializing virtual reality sickness solutions, helps move virtual reality mainstream

Virtual reality sickness has become a major challenge in the virtual reality space, hindering product launches and mainstream adoption. Despite such challenges, 2016 is being called 'the year of virtual reality.'

Research showing cardiac risk for HIV drug results in FDA warning

A newly published study has shown that an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV can cause heart abnormalities in people who have a genetic mutation in the enzyme that metabolizes the medication, potentially leading to sudden cardiac death.

Daniels IndiaPurdue launches international engagement campaign

On Tuesday (Oct. 25), Purdue launched an international engagement campaign as part of Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University during an event in India.

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