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Purdue physicist part of international antimatter experiment

A Purdue University physicist is part of the international team of scientists uncovering a deeper understanding of fundamental physics through a search for the charge of antihydrogen.
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Michael Scharf termites

Termite genome lays roadmap for 'greener' control measures

A team of international researchers has sequenced the genome of the Nevada dampwood termite, providing an inside look into the biology of the social insect and uncovering new genetic targets for pest control.
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Arun Giridhar and Sierra Davis

System 'prints' precise drug dosages tailored for patients

Researchers have created a prototype system that uses a mathematical model to predict - and a portable inkjet technology to produce - precise medication dosages tailored for specific patients, an advance in personalized medicine that could improve drug effectiveness and reduce adverse reactions.
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Hyperbolic metamaterials

Advance brings 'hyperbolic metamaterials' closer to reality

Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for 'hyperbolic metamaterials,' ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells.
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Prof: WW I anniversary may not yet be on radar for Americans

Many countries will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I this summer, and even though America's military role in the conflict came later, now is a chance to learn about a war that is often overlooked, says a Purdue University historian.

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zero-gravity flight experiment

Purdue students to design, build, fly spaceflight experiment to test green propellant

Students taking the Zero-Gravity Flight Experiment course at Purdue University will see their creation soar to the upper atmosphere to study a new green propellant, partnering with Aerojet Rocketdyne to demonstrate that the propellant can replace the traditional but highly toxic hydrazine fuel.

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Hirleman returns to Purdue to lead corporate, global efforts

E. Daniel Hirleman, currently dean of the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced, and former head of Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering, will return to the university as its chief corporate and global partnerships officer, effective Aug. 18.

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Trustees name student excellence and leadership center; approve academic and residential facilities improvements

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (July 18) approved naming the new student excellence and leadership center for its former chairman and Purdue alumnus Keith Krach.

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