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Ramanathan Zuo‘Organismic learning’ mimics some aspects of human thought

A new computing technology called 'organismoids' mimics some aspects of human thought by learning how to forget unimportant memories while retaining more vital ones.


Native American postdoctoral fellows announced for 2017

Purdue University’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion has selected two Native American postdoctoral fellows for the 2017-18 academic year.


Purdue University Large Animal Hospital helps baby horse learn to walk

When 'Chalee’s Dream Jet,' just Jet for short, was born without complication at the Purdue University Large Animal Hospital, everyone involved breathed a sigh of relief, if only for a minute. As time passed, it was apparent that Jet was having trouble standing and walking.


Purdue gains commission approval for Indiana’s newest public institution

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) on Thursday (Aug. 10) voted unanimously to grant necessary approvals that will allow Purdue University to launch and oversee the state’s newest public institution, currently being called NewU.


Cheng ceramic grapheneSuper-light material possesses high strength, other attributes

A new featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic “metamaterial” has been shown to combine high strength with electrical conductivity and thermal insulation, suggesting potential applications from buildings to aerospace.


bgr moveAbout 6,500 new students expected for Boiler Gold Rush; check-in procedures set

Organizers of Boiler Gold Rush, Purdue University's new student orientation program, expect 6,500 participants when it begins Aug. 15.


Alexeenko CubeSatNew CubeSat propulsion system uses water as propellant

A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites called CubeSats uses an innovative design of tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water vapor to maneuver the spacecraft.


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