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Remembering a pioneer in spaceflight

Purdue alumna Janice E. Voss, 55, a space shuttle astronaut and scientist who logged nearly 19 million miles circling Earth, died of breast cancer Feb. 6 at a hospital in Scottsdale, Ariz.

One and done

The smallest transistor ever built—in fact, the smallest transistor that can be built—has been created using a single phosphorous atom by an international team that includes Purdue researchers.

Purdue students develop app to help children with severe autism

Students in Purdue’s EPICS service-learning program have developed an application for Apple’s iPad that helps children with severe autism learn how to communicate.

Purdue professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has elected Supriyo Datta, the Thomas Duncan Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, into its society.