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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Turkey prices drop to 10-year low ahead of Thanksgiving

Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Higher fuel costs will cause Airline tickets to cost more

High crude oil prices could fuel a jump in ticket prices for people flying during the holiday travel season, according to a Purdue aviation professor. Yi Gao, an associate professor in aviation management for the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Study: Help from family, friends, neighbors, churches key to faster recovery from natural disasters

Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved by looking at both the social and physical networks within these communities More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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How to find safe water then a hurricane or bad weather knocks out facilities

The methods for implementing safe water supplies in developing countries might also apply to the Carolinas during Hurricane Florence, says a Purdue University water supply and sanitation expert. Wind, rain and flooding More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Purdue based startup aims to treat obesity, diabetes, turning ‘bad fat to good fat’

Imagine being able to turn bad fat into good fat inside your own body without exercising, but rather a simple injection. That’s the goal of technology from a Purdue University-based startup, which has received More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Purdue’s artificial intelligence research focused on robots and drones making their own decisions

What if a parent could feel safe allowing a drone to walk their child to the bus stop? Robots working without human intervention? That might occur sooner than you think with a new avenue of artificial intelligence, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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New Robotics Tech is Revolutionizing Traditional Construction Industry

Purdue Polytechnic faculty are continuing to use automation technology like robotics as the foundation to build toward a better future in the area of construction. Jiansong Zhang, an assistant professor in the School More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Invisible friends: Startup developing software to help understand vast data of microbiomes

A Purdue University-affiliated startup is developing an intelligent software platform aimed at helping biologists to use microbes, the microscopic organisms that live in, on and around humans, plants, animals More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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New robotic technology may provide more insight into neurological diseases

Purdue University researchers are a step closer to answering one of the critical questions about the brain – how neural networks in the organ perform the computations necessary for higher-level brain functions. This More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Brightlamp, Mimir and Pinpoint Pharma to be featured at TechCruch

Three startups that have been receiving assistance from the Purdue Foundry will be featured at the  ​TechCrunch Disrupt SF Conference​  to be held next month in San Francisco. Brightlamp, Mimir and Pinpoint More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Meteor explodes over Russia

A meteoroid exploded over the city of Lipetsk in western Russia last week without warning, lighting up the summer sky with a bright flash. While some enjoyed the light show, others are worried that we didn’t see More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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New research states ‘the largest ice sheet on Earth’ is stable

The largest ice sheet on Earth was stable throughout the last warm period in geologic time, indicating it should hold up as temperatures continue to rise. The East Antarctic Ice Sheet is the world’s largest potential More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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How companies can learn from the #DeleteFacebook movement

 The scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica is the most recent in a troubling trend of information security mishaps in which data belonging to millions of users is hacked, leaked or leveraged irresponsibly. But More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Global Warming hysteria: Greenland ice may melt, seas may rise, even though the region has been ice-free

For a long while, more than a million years ago, Greenland wasn’t covered in ice, scientists announced this week. That may not seem like the biggest news in science, except for this: The Greenland ice sheet More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Purdue student, Carl Sommer, launches Kickstarter campaign for zombie board game

A Purdue University graduate and entrepreneur is turning his computer graphic knowledge and interest in creating and manufacturing board games into reality through his Lafayette-based startup Wonky Rhino Games. Carl More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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The US is currently facing one of the biggest epidemics in its history, and the problem probably isn’t what you think it is…

..It isn’t ISIS.. ..It isn’t Iran.. ..It isn’t even guns. In fact, this “epidemic” is responsible for more deaths every year than guns are. So what is it that is killing Americans in unprecedented numbers? More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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Purdue’s Fenggang Yang to study religion in China, how Christianity grew

Fenggang Yang, a Purdue University professor of sociology, has received $3.5 million from the John Templeton Foundation to map the religious and spiritual landscape in China and study how religions have flourished More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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This Day in History: Bobby Knight loses cool, throws chair

The great coaching career of Bobby Knight was tainted on this day, Feb. 23 thirty years ago when he his temper tantrum resulted in throwing a chair. Just weeks ahead of the NCAA tournament, Knight’s Indiana More...


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