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nateghi-internetTurn off that camera during virtual meetings, environmental study says

It’s not just to hide clutter anymore – add “saving the planet” to the reasons you leave the camera off during your next virtual meeting.

udupa-analyzing-metalOrganic molecules on a metal surface…a machinist’s best friend

How can you improve the cutting of “gummy” metals? Purdue University innovators have come up with an answer – and their findings may help in manufacturing products and reducing component failures.

lu-cameraPublic cameras provide valuable insights on pandemic, consumers

Technology similar to massive search engines used to scour the web may soon be used to provide new insights into consumer behavior and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on economies across the world. The technology also may be a useful tool for reducing misinformation in news media.

amazon-rainforestDeforestation drove massive Amazon rainforest fires of 2019

In 2019, unprecedented wildfires destroyed thousands of square miles of Amazon rainforest, roughly the size of New Jersey. The loss of biodiversity and invaluable habitats, release of carbon from the fires, and other socioeconomic and environmental consequences have concerned scientists around the world.

lu-sensors-installIs that building done yet? Researchers test sensors that could speed up construction schedules

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plasmonic-materialPhysics discovery leads to ballistic optical materials

Electronics are increasingly being paired with optical systems, such as when accessing the internet on an electronically run computer through fiber optic cables.

indy-autonomousPurdue, West Point to partner on autonomous race car; will take on Brickyard in 2021

The Indy Autonomous Challenge will bring together collegiate teams from around the world next October to run autonomous race cars around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s famed 2.5-mile oval.

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