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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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Uris Baldos and Thomas Hertel

Drop in global malnutrition depends on ag productivity, climate change

Global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture, Purdue University researchers say.
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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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Indiana Lt. Gov. Ellspermann to keynote Purdue summer commencement

Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will return to Purdue University on Aug. 9 to deliver the keynote address at her alma mater's summer commencement.

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Study: Boosting neural pathway from gut to brain could play part in weight control

A Purdue University study found an increase in sensory nerve fibers that send signals from the gut to the brain reduces the time spent eating a meal, which could help regulate body weight.

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Purdue students develop safe-water system for Dominican Republic community

A group of Purdue University students and faculty members have completed work on a system that makes safe drinking water available to a community in the Dominican Republic sickened by poor water.

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Undergraduate research program plans symposium

The 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program will hold its annual research symposium Aug. 7.

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