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What oil leaves behind in 2.5 billion gallons of water every day in U.S.


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New Purdue University technology designed to help clean, purify water used in oil refinement.

C-sections are seen as breastfeeding barrier in the U.S., but not in other global communities


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Indigenous Mexican mothers practice prolonged breastfeeding even after C-sections and their babies benefit.

Metal innovation offers a unique, cost-effective option for plumbing and manufacturing industries


A discovery made by researchers to help ensure water safety may have applications that reach far beyond plumbing.

Researchers at Purdue Center for Cancer Research develop innovative, more cost-effective method to make drugs


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The Food and Drug Administration wants the pharmaceutical industry to get away from making drugs using the traditional batch method and switch to a more modern process known as continuous manufacturing.

Design treatment of advanced metals producing better sculpting for defense, vehicles and health products


New process targets improvements for manufacturing across several growing industries.

Individuals with visual impairment can 'see' through device that turns digital images into physical sensations


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Device helps people study STEM-based images that mimic the would-be surface of digital objects and improve learning.

New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing


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Qubits, the units used to encode information in quantum computing, are not all created equal.

Study finds gene associated with higher risk of Tourette syndrome


Tourette syndrome, although not life-threatening, can have serious impacts on the lives of those affected.

In the weeds: A new approach to keeping crops, people safe


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New herbicide proving effective at controlling weeds, keeping consumers and the environment safe.

New models sense human trust in smart machines


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New “classification models” sense how well humans trust intelligent machines they collaborate with, a step toward improving the quality of interactions and teamwork.

Flipping the view: New microscope offers options for drug discovery, safety and effectiveness


A new type of microscope may give doctors a better idea of how safely and effectively a medication will perform in the body.

'Immunizing' quantum bits so that they can grow up


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New material enhances supercurrent in topological-insulator nanoribbon Josephson junctions.

Relieving the pain and time of sharing 3D video content


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You might have a music video – and a Purdue University professor – to thank for making a future trip to see the doctor much easier.

Mars may provide our best glimpse into Earth’s beginnings. Meet the Purdue researcher exploring the Red Planet


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Briony Horgan, a professor of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences, searches Mars for clues about its early history, and ours.

New theory could lead to better batteries, fuel cells


A new theory could enable researchers and industry to tune and improve the performance of a material called ionic ceramics in rechargeable batteries, fuel cells and other energy applications.

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