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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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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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Indy International Wine Competition at Purdue July 30-Aug. 1

The Indy International Wine Competition will return to the Purdue University campus July 30-Aug. 1, with a new award recognizing an outstanding small winery in Indiana.

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Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Colombian high school students spending time on Purdue campus

Fourteen high school students from Colombia have been studying at Purdue University this month through the efforts of a Colombia-Purdue partnership and a Purdue summer program for gifted students.

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Discovery is key to metal wear in sliding parts

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism for wear in metals: a swirling, fluid-like microscopic behavior in a solid piece of metal sliding over another.

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