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Shakouri levyFractals aid efforts to understand heat transport at nanoscale

Researchers for the first time have applied a modern theory of heat transport in experiments with semiconductors used in computers and lasers, with implications for the design of devices that convert waste heat into electricity and the control of overheating in miniaturized and high–speed electronic components.

Topp Lyo hubPurdue to advance freeze-drying technology through rocket science

Purdue University has created a new lyophilization consortium, LyoHUB, to improve freeze-drying technology to make food, pharmaceuticals and biotech products safer and more affordable.

Second Gallup-Purdue Index asks: Is college worth the cost?

The second national Gallup-Purdue Index identified stark differences in graduates of public, private and for-profit colleges when asked if their degree was worth the cost and raised questions across all institutions about the value of a college degree.

Ouyang purspecPurdue-related startup develops miniature device for biomedical analysis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., and BEIJING - The founder of an analytical device startup based on Purdue University innovations says his company could improve point-of-care therapy diagnosis and compliance by reducing the time it takes to analyze samples by mass spectrometry.

Purdue's dog-breeding standards to enter testing phase

Science-based standards developed for the care and well-being of dogs bred commercially will soon go through pilot testing among breeders as part of a two-year Purdue University research project.

Prokopy climatePurdue study: Climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists

A Purdue University-led survey of nearly 700 scientists from nonclimate disciplines shows that more than 90 percent believe that average global temperatures are higher than pre-1800s levels and that human activity has significantly contributed to the rise.

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