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Purdue to celebrate dedication of new animal sciences complex

Purdue University will formally dedicate its new $60 million, 123,000 square-foot animal sciences complex in a ceremony March 22.

Lusk wasteWasting food may be safe, reasonable decision for some, study says

About 21 percent of the American food supply is wasted by consumers at home and in restaurants, but little is known about why. A Purdue University economist has shown that those tossing food in the trash can are likely making rational decisions based on their time and safety.

Attacks on 4G LTE networks could send fake emergency alerts

Researchers have identified several new vulnerabilities in 4G LTE networks, potentially allowing hackers to forge the location of a mobile device and fabricate messages.

Robert StrahelinMutating Ebola’s key protein may stop replication

Researchers may be able to stop the replication of Ebola virus by mutating its most important protein, according to a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Studies show urbanization impacts storms, rainfall despite surroundings

Two Purdue University studies show that urbanization changes storm patterns and rainfall amounts, highlighting the need for urban planning and infrastructure design that considers how the landscape will affect the weather.

Progeny dronePurdue-affiliated Progeny Drone rapidly converts aerial photos into valuable information about crop health

Progeny Drone Inc., a Purdue-affiliated startup, has created software that rapidly converts aerial crop photos into useful information for plant breeding, crop modeling and precision agriculture.

Explore1Purdue-affiliated Explore Interactive seeks to teach children STEM concepts by immersing them in augmented reality

Explore Interactive, a Purdue University-affiliated startup, is ready to launch a platform that allows children to use augmented reality via mobile devices to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics while having hands-on fun.

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