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2015 wine comp dotyIndianapolis winery takes top prize in international contest

Easley Winery in Indianapolis won Wine of the Year in the Indy International Wine Competition for its 2014 Traminette, beating out nearly 2,100 other wines for the top honor.


June-July rainfall in Indiana not a record, but it's close

July rainfall combined with June's historic rains to turn the two months into the second-wettest June and July on record in Indiana, according to the Indiana State Climate Office.


Reid hairEngineering a better 'Do: Purdue researchers are learning how

Using heat to style curly hair poses a nagging problem: applying too much causes permanent damage resulting in limp fibers devoid of natural curve.


Purdue researchers report sweet corn could make animal vaccines safer

Animal vaccine manufacturers could benefit from the work of two Purdue University researchers who are testing biomaterial made from sweet corn to make vaccines safer.


Purdue selects national laboratory and industry veteran as next Discovery Park chief scientist, executive director

Tomás Díaz de la Rubia, an energy and resources industry executive at Deloitte Consulting LLP who also spent a decade as a top scientist and administrator at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been selected as chief scientist and executive director of Discovery Park, Purdue University's complex for major interdisciplinary research activities.


'Plasmonic' material could bring ultrafast all-optical communications

Researchers have created a new 'plasmonic oxide material' that could make possible devices for optical communications that are at least 10 times faster than conventional technologies.


Alumnus, entrepreneur to keynote Purdue summer commencement

Shawn Taylor, a Purdue alumnus, president and operating partner of Zaxby's Houston LLC, and a limited partner in the Houston Astros Major League Baseball team, will keynote the university's summer commencement on Aug. 8.


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