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Wang Hall exteriorPurdue, PRF dedicate Wang Hall as engineering grows to meet demand

Purdue University on Friday (Sept. 19) moved forward to meet the nation's demand for more engineers while keeping down the cost of higher education through a building based on an innovative public/private partnership.

Teen sex and LGBT issues: It's what doctors say and how they say it

When doctors speak to teens about sex and LGBT issues, only about 3 percent of them are doing so in a way that encourages LGBT teens to discuss their sexuality, and Purdue University researchers say other doctors can learn from these conversations.

Purdue-based startup scales up graphene production, develops biosensors and supercapacitors

An official of a materials technology and manufacturing startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company is addressing the challenge of scaling graphene production for commercial applications.

Purdue expert showed Ebola can enter cells that line the trachea and lungs; says airborne transmission is not an impossibility

The idea of the Ebola virus becoming airborne is not far-fetched and its ability to enter cells that line the trachea and lungs has been shown under controlled laboratory conditions, a Purdue University virus expert says.

Students trust technology, but have concerns about privacy and robotics, poll shows

Purdue University students are optimistic about how technology will improve their lives but have concerns about privacy and the role of specific technologies, according to a poll.

C-SPAN bus to visit Purdue Sept. 23 as part of Big Ten tour

The C-SPAN Bus will visit Purdue University Tuesday (Sept. 23) as part of its fall tour of all 14 universities in the Big Ten Conference.

Tony Vyn nutrientBoosting global corn yields depends on improving nutrient balance

Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds.

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