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Kildishev silverLow bandwidth? Use more colors at once

The rainbow is not just colors – each color of light has its own frequency. The more frequencies you have, the higher the bandwidth for transmitting information.


Braverman Guinness whistlesPurdue succeeds on two Guinness World Record attempts

Purdue University’s newest students have already made a little history on campus, establishing a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday (Aug. 15).


Ramanathan ionQuantum material is promising ‘ion conductor’ for research, new technologies

Researchers have shown how to shuttle lithium ions back and forth into the crystal structure of a quantum material, representing a new avenue for research and potential applications in batteries, 'smart windows' and brain-inspired computers containing artificial synapses.


Ziaie radiationWearable ‘microbrewery’ saves human body from radiation damage

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.


Ernest R. Blatchley IIIPurdue team offers promising method for water-stressed areas

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.


Leo aerospacePurdue startup that plans to use ‘rockoons’ to launch small satellites into space wins $1,500 in Midwest business pitch competition

A Purdue University-affiliated startup that plans to use “rockoons” to open access to space for microsatellite companies won third place in a Midwest business competition.


Dollens to graduates: Continue to study, learn, listen, challenge

Ronald W. Dollens, Purdue alumnus, retired president and chief executive officer of Guidant Corp., and chairman of the board of Halyard Health, made these comments during Purdue University’s summer commencement on Saturday (Aug. 4, 2018)


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