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Purdue professor studies household financial decisions with the help of ITaP data analysis system

March 4, 2020

Whether your house has recently gained or lost value could predict how likely you are to vote in the next election. That’s the conclusion of recent research from Ben McCartney, an assistant professor of finance who studies household finance and real estate. McCartney used Data Workbench, ITaP Research Computing’s interactive data analysis resource, for this study.

Purdue professor studies household financial decisions with the help of ITaP data analysis system

Digital technology use and digital inequality could complicate teens’ lives

February 27, 2020

Adolescents are avid users of smartphones and social media. And with that use come concerns that constant connectivity is leading to bad academic performance, disconnection from life offline and heightened psychological distress.

Digital technology use and digital inequality could complicate teens’ lives

Debates a tool for making deepfakes, not just the candidates

February 17, 2020

Debates are among the long-standing ways for presidential candidates to get their message out to voters. But the lengthy video resulting from the debates could feed the newest way to mislead voters: deepfakes.

Debates a tool for making deepfakes, not just the candidates

Alcoholism in the family affects how your brain switches between active and resting states

February 12, 2020

A new study shows that just having a parent with an alcohol use disorder affects how your brain transitions between active and resting states – regardless of your own drinking habits.

Alcoholism in the family affects how your brain switches between active and resting states

Intrusion alert: System uses machine learning, curiosity-driven ‘honeypots’ to stop cyber attackers

February 10, 2020

In recent months, the FBI issued a high-impact cybersecurity warning in response to increasing attacks on government targets. Government officials have warned major cities that such hacks are a disturbing trend that is likely to continue.

Intrusion alert: System uses machine learning, curiosity-driven ‘honeypots’ to stop cyber attackers

Apps could take up less space on your phone, thanks to new ‘streaming’ software

February 10, 2020

Researchers have developed software that reduces space taken up by apps on a smartphone, allowing users to continue downloading the apps they want without deleting some first.

Apps could take up less space on your phone, thanks to new ‘streaming’ software

Novel techniques for mining patented gene therapies offer promising treatment options for cancers, other diseases

February 10, 2020

The global gene therapy market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2024 as new treatment options target cancers and other diseases.

Novel techniques for mining patented gene therapies offer promising treatment options for cancers, other diseases

Purdue Ag-celerator invests $100,000 in two plant science startups

February 3, 2020

The Purdue Ag-celerator has invested a total of $100,000 in two plant science startups for the fall round of investments.

Purdue Ag-celerator invests $100,000 in two plant science startups

Edible ‘security tag’ to protect drugs from counterfeit

January 22, 2020

Manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors, shapes or packaging isn’t enough to protect them from counterfeiting, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports have shown.

Edible ‘security tag’ to protect drugs from counterfeit

Professors Xu, Ebert, and Prabhakar to take on new leadership roles at Purdue

January 21, 2020

Purdue University has announced new leadership for its Department of Computer Science, Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), and Integrated Data Science Initiative.

Professors Xu, Ebert, and Prabhakar to take on new leadership roles at Purdue

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