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VizSeekVizSeek visual search finds industrial products with just a photo

A new visual search engine could help people find industrial products like electrical supplies, tools, hardware accessories, fans and HVAC systems, and lighting and plumbing fixtures faster and more accurately than conventional search engines.

super computingStudent supercomputing team from Purdue, Colombia aims for super performance in Germany

Purdue University computer science major Emma Wynne has spent a lot of time writing programs for her classes, but not so much on the hardware where those programs run. That made an international competition, where she will help build and operate a student-run supercomputer, an attractive opportunity.

Study: Be fair, your employees are watching

Employees in organizations pay attention not only to how they are treated, but how organizations treat external parties. According to a newly published study of medical workers, those who work for companies perceived as friendly to those third parties perform their jobs better.

WBAA wins 2 national awards for news programming

WBAA, the National Public Radio member station on the Purdue University campus, recently received two awards for its news programming from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI).

Statement from Purdue President Mitch Daniels on passing of Wayne Townsend

Indiana just lost a great citizen and one of our greatest Boilermakers. - Purdue President Mitch Daniels

State Climate Office: Indiana rains set record for month of June

Indiana set a record for rainfall in the month of June, with a state average of 9.03 inches, the Indiana State Climate Office said Wednesday (July 1). June also was the fourth-wettest of any month on record since 1895.

Asteroid impact expert says detection more important than deflection; inaugural ‘Asteroid Day’ Tuesday (June 30)

A Purdue University asteroid impact expert says the best investment in asteroid defense is not in weapons to deflect them, but in telescopes and surveys to find them.

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