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Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much as 25 percent, suggesting a similar enhancement in fuel economy.
Keith Hall, a Purdue University graduate, has been appointed as next director of the Congressional Budget Office. Hall's appointment was announced Friday (Feb. 27) and his term as director begins April 1. He will succeed the current director, Douglas Elmendorf.
In response to feedback received over the last 10 days regarding the proposed changes to Purdue University's leaves policy, the University Leaves Committee along with Bill Sullivan, chief financial officer and treasurer, will re-evaluate the proposed leaves plan.
A team of researchers from 26 institutions around the world has sequenced the Hessian fly genome, shedding light on how the insect creates growth-stunting galls in wheat.
Brian E. Edelman has been named Purdue Research Foundation's chief financial officer and treasurer, officials announced March 2.
Purdue University students are joining U.S. Military Academy cadets and Purdue ROTC personnel in a first-of-a-kind staff ride to Gettysburg National Military Park.
Using models that blend global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part of the world affect those in another, a review concludes.