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Solar power accounts for less than 2 percent of U.S. electricity but could make up more than that if the cost of electricity generation and energy storage for use on cloudy days and at nighttime were cheaper.
Discovery Park District lays ‘Welcome’ mat with construction of 145,000-square-foot, five-story building
Construction is underway on the Convergence Center for Innovation and Collaboration, a five-story building that will serve as the entryway to Discovery Park District, a 400-acre uniquely designed purpose-driven community on the western edge of the Purdue University campus.
Hacker attacks on everything from social media accounts to government files could be largely prevented by the advent of quantum communication, which would use particles of light called 'photons' to secure information rather than a crackable code.
Don’t get left behind: Prof examines how big data, automation are revolutionizing the world of retail
As an international student from Bangladesh, Mohammad Rahman graduated with a degree in computer science shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
When a medication doesn’t 'fit' the body quite right, the results can be devastating. Such is the case for thalidomide, which was prescribed in the 1950s and 1960s as a sedative or hypnotic, even for pregnant women.
Purdue University Physical Facilities unveiled the new West Lafayette campus master plan Friday (Oct. 12) following the plan’s endorsement by the Purdue Board of Trustees. The Giant Leaps Master Plan builds on Purdue’s 150-year history and looks to the future to imagine how the campus’s physical space will set the stage for the next 50 years of giant leaps.
Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved by looking at both the social and physical networks within these communities and their interplay, according to a four-year Purdue University study of Hurricane Sandy.