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Researchers detail formation of massive moon basin

Scientists obtained the most detailed measurements of the moon's gravity and used that data to model for the first time the formation of a major impact basin and the rings that surround it.

Dyke disasterAutomated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Researchers are harnessing 'deep learning' algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.

Weak atomic bond, theorized 14 years ago, observed for first time

A Purdue University physicist has observed a butterfly Rydberg molecule, a weak pairing of two highly excitable atoms that he predicted would exist more than a decade ago.

Research showing cardiac risk for HIV drug results in FDA warning

A newly published study has shown that an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV can cause heart abnormalities in people who have a genetic mutation in the enzyme that metabolizes the medication, potentially leading to sudden cardiac death.

Prof: Money can buy happiness but it's costly to bank on that without measuring debt

Yes, money can lead to happiness, but how much debt one has should also be considered in the money-happiness equation, according to a new a study from Purdue University.

Campbell eggsStudy: Toss eggs onto salads to increase Vitamin E absorption

Adding whole eggs to a colorful salad boosts the amount of Vitamin E the body absorbs from the vegetables, according to research from Purdue University.

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