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NMTI announces breakthrough solutions for HAMR nanoantenna for next-generation ultra-high density magnetic storage

Researchers at Nano-Meta Technologies Inc. (NMTI) in the Purdue Research Park have shown how to overcome key limitations of a material that could enable the magnetic storage industry to achieve data-recording densities far beyond today's computers.


Student-led civic poll to be highlighted at Thursday 'Face Off' debate

A national political poll led by undergraduate students from the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication found that older voters have more civic knowledge. And these results will be discussed as part of Thursday’s (Nov. 20) debate between Howard Dean, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Michael Steele, former chairman of the Republican National Committee.


Woeste cankerStudy: Fungus behind deadly disease in walnut trees mutates easily, complicating control

Researchers from Purdue and Colorado State universities have discovered that the fungus responsible for thousand cankers disease, a lethal affliction of walnut trees and related species, has a rich genetic diversity that may make the disease more difficult to control.


Yang Xu'Topological insulators' promising for spintronics, quantum computers

Researchers have uncovered 'smoking-gun' evidence to confirm the workings of an emerging class of materials that could make possible 'spintronic' devices and practical quantum computers far more powerful than today's technologies.


Study: Farmers and scientists divided over climate change

Crop producers and scientists hold deeply different views on climate change and its possible causes, a study by Purdue and Iowa State universities shows.


New versatile process efficiently converts biomass to liquid fuel

Researchers have demonstrated a new process to convert all biomass into liquid fuel, and the method could make possible mobile processing plants.


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