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Stephen Scott chairSpace technology can help patients take a ‘giant leap’ around their neighborhood

The countdown and final checklist review happen every morning for Stephen Scott.


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

About 2.5 billion gallons of produced water, a byproduct from the oil refinery and extraction process, is generated each day in the United States.


Search launched for Purdue executive VP for Research

Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced Wednesday (March 20) the launch of a national search for the university’s next executive vice president for research and partnerships and senior research officer. The search will be led by Jay Akridge, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity.


Vint Cerf‘What IF Machines Thought like Humans?' ‘Father of the Internet’ takes a look

Have you ever thought about what it’d be like to engage in a normal conversation about the weather or politics … with a robot? Science is on its way to transforming this thought into a reality, but does this novel concept fall into the category of exciting, terrifying or both?


Penguin innovationsAVirtual cleanroom could increase safety, minimize risks, reduce education costs for pharmaceutical professionals

A deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmaceutical lab has drawn new interest to the way drugs are made in the United States and the training for those who work in pharmacies.


Binge-watching political dramas with female lead characters could get you hooked on politics

Don’t feel so bad for binge-watching a political drama – it might lead to more civic participation, as long as the show features a female lead character.


Grimm ApolloTake a closer look at Neil Armstrong’s giant leaps through new Apollo exhibition

The public will have a chance to get a closer glimpse into Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong’s life through an exhibition presented by Purdue Archives and Special Collections.


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