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Transistor technology may improve speed, battery life for computers, mobile phones and other electronics


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Purdue University researchers have developed transistor technology that shows potential for improving computers and mobile phones.

Wearable ‘microbrewery’ saves human body from radiation damage


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The same way that yeast yields beer and bread can help hospital lab workers better track their daily radiation exposure, enabling a faster assessment of tissue damage that could lead to cancer.

Forecasting model could predict which bills get passed


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When the United States pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord last year, 20 states—including New York and California—resolved to form a new, nonfederal agreement to address climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.

Purdue team offers promising method for water-stressed areas


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Purdue University researchers have developed a method to detoxify water with chlorine and ultraviolet radiation, which may provide new hope for water-stressed areas and help promote the reuse of wastewater.

Research team studies dog welfare in commercial breeding kennels


The Stanton Foundation has awarded a grant of $1.98 million to Candace Croney and her research team to study the welfare of dogs and puppies in commercial breeding kennels. 

Purdue researchers develop ‘tornado’ lab-on-a-chip technology with micro tweezers to detect dangerous viruses, biological contaminants


Purdue University researchers have developed a new class of optical nanotweezers that can trap and detect biomolecules, viruses and DNA more rapidly. 

Trapping light that doesn't bounce off track for faster electronics


Replacing traditional computer chip components with light-based counterparts will eventually make electronic devices faster due to the wide bandwidth of light. 

Working with developmentally disabled students focus of education faculty grant


Creating a program to train educators to better teach students with developmental disabilities, including autism, is the goal of new grant-funded research by faculty in the Purdue University’s College of Education.

Purdue researchers receive $6 million to improve security for IoT devices


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A research team at Purdue University has received a grant for $6 million from the Office of Naval Research, a division of the U.S. Department of the Navy, to improve security of electronic devices in physical environments or industrial control systems.

New 3D, curved technology provides hope for patients and doctors battling some of the most devastating types of cancer


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Purdue University researchers have developed a technique they hope will provide valuable information about the growth of certain cancers and the ability of drugs to fight them.

World’s fastest man-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics


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Researchers have created the fastest man-made rotor in the world, which they believe will help them study quantum mechanics.

Study finds key to plant growth control mechanism


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A Purdue University study has mapped a complex series of pathways that control the shape of plant cells.

Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers


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A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic devices.

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