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goldwasser-machine-learningTraining computers to tease out the subtext behind the text

It is hard enough for humans to interpret the deeper meaning and context of social media and news articles. Asking computers to do it is a nearly impossible task. Even C-3PO, fluent in over 6 million forms of communication, misses the subtext much of the time.

brightlamp-reflexPeer-reviewed study proves Reflex, a smartphone app, detects concussion biomarkers

Evaluating concussion patients for recovery and measuring compounding injuries can be done as simply as recording a video with a smartphone.

mudawar-cableElectric vehicles could fully recharge in under 5 minutes with new charging station cable design

Purdue University engineers have invented a new, patent-pending charging station cable that would fully recharge certain electric vehicles in under five minutes – about the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas tank.

manfra-michaelLeading quantum science researchers at Purdue recognized for landmark discoveries

To develop quantum computers for practical use, fundamental physics discoveries need to happen first. Purdue University has recognized two professors whose recent accomplishments have high significance and impact in the field of quantum sciences. These professors will receive the university’s most prestigious research and scholarship awards.

/convergence-buildingPurdue Research Foundation joins AT&T’s Connected Climate Initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Purdue Research Foundation announced Wednesday (Nov. 10) a collaboration with AT&T to explore the potential of 5G technology to improve power management and reduce overall energy consumption in industrial manufacturing settings.

lindemann-portraitMicrobes' sense of community, cooperation could improve biofuels

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kaplan-beeAs-needed pesticide use brings wild bees, increases watermelon yield without reducing corn profits

Many farmers rent bee hives to pollinate crops, but they could tap into the free labor of wild bees by adopting an as-needed approach to pesticides, a new proof-of-concept study shows.

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