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Purdue physicist part of international antimatter experiment

A Purdue University physicist is part of the international team of scientists uncovering a deeper understanding of fundamental physics through a search for the charge of antihydrogen.
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Uris Baldos and Thomas Hertel

Drop in global malnutrition depends on ag productivity, climate change

Global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture, Purdue University researchers say.
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Arun Giridhar and Sierra Davis

System 'prints' precise drug dosages tailored for patients

Researchers have created a prototype system that uses a mathematical model to predict - and a portable inkjet technology to produce - precise medication dosages tailored for specific patients, an advance in personalized medicine that could improve drug effectiveness and reduce adverse reactions.
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Hyperbolic metamaterials

Advance brings 'hyperbolic metamaterials' closer to reality

Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for 'hyperbolic metamaterials,' ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells.
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Nanomechanical properties

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

A new research platform uses a laser to measure the 'nanomechanical' properties of tiny structures undergoing stress and heating, an approach likely to yield insights to improve designs for microelectronics and batteries.

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Youth are quietly losing their hearing

Children and teens constantly plugged into personal listening devices, such as phones, computers or music players, could be harming their ears without realizing it, says a Purdue University audiologist.

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NASA’s Gene Kranz to keynote Krannert event

Gene Kranz, the legendary NASA flight control director who led the effort to save Apollo 13, will give the keynote address Sept. 25 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management’s 14th annual Leadership Speakers Series.

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Vision problems for older adults can dim life expectancy

Older adults losing vision as they age are more likely to face an increased mortality risk, according to new research from Purdue University.

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