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Students building rocket for moon vehicle
Purdue University students are designing and building a rocket engine that might be used in a vehicle to land on the moon.
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Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery
June 24, 2015
A team of researchers has created a new implantable drug-delivery system using nanowires that can be wirelessly controlled.
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Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies
June 23, 2015
More than 200 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Indiana Manufacturing Institute, which is part of a $50 million project where Purdue University researchers will advance research of composite materials manufacturing to develop more energy-efficient technologies.
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Mantis Shrimp Creature's 'dactyl club' filters shear waves to resist damage
June 17, 2015
The "smasher" peacock mantis shrimp is able to repeatedly pummel the shells of prey using a bizarre hammer-like appendage that, new research shows, can withstand rapid-fire blows by neutralizing certain frequencies of "shear waves."
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Purdue 'Skunkworks' targeting engineering education
June 15, 2015
Purdue University will create an Engineering Education Skunkworks as part of a national effort to transform how undergraduate engineering is taught in U.S. universities.
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Implantable device research has potential to improve, save lives
May 11, 2015
A Purdue research team is making progress in developing wireless implantable medical devices for treatment of a variety of conditions using wireless networks of nanoelectronic sensors and actuators.
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Storm Drain Storm Drain Patching Method Poses Environmental Risks
April 28, 2015
More than 1 million storm-water culverts that drain U.S. roadways are in need of repair. State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) have turned to cured-in-place pipe, or CIPP, as a fast and low-cost way to rehabilitate the aging systems. Professor Andrew Whelton and his team were recruited to take a closer look at CIPP's environmental effects.
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Adhesive Could Work Underwater
April 09, 2015
A Purdue University chemist has developed an adhesive technology that could help bond items in wet, moist conditions such as human tissue or underwater construction - by studying mussels and oysters.
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Inkjet-printed liquid metal could bring wearable tech, soft robotics
April 07, 2015
New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics.
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