Millions were transfixed by the image of Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the moon July 20, 1969. The words he uttered, "One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind," will forever be remembered.
A new type of biosensor that can detect minute concentrations of glucose in saliva, tears and urine might be manufactured at low cost because it does not require many processing steps to produce.
National attention is turning to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Purdue researchers are integrating science education and engineering design in elementary education.
Purdue University is embarking on a program to add as many as 107 College of Engineering faculty over the next five years — an increase of 30 percent.