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Amazon courts Purdue students with on-campus delivery center

The e-commerce giant opens a staffed brick-and-mortar center that lets students pick up textbooks and other school supplies and drop off rented texts.

By February 3, 2015

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Purdue students charged with switching prof's keyboard to improve grades

Three Purdue students have been accused of entering their professor's computer and changing their grades -- even A to A+. They're said to have switched out the professor's keyboard to log keystrokes and glean passwords.

By June 15, 2013

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Mega Rube Goldberg gizmo: 300 steps to pop balloon

A Purdue University team outdoes itself with a record-breaking device that peels fruit, makes hamburgers, and toasts bread. There's no app for that.

By April 9, 2012

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Free Android apps waste 75 percent of power on ads, study says

Research out of Purdue University indicates that all those free apps come with a trade-off--battery life used on advertisements.

By March 19, 2012

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Bass-heavy rap powers implantable medical sensors

A microelectromechanical system out of Purdue vibrates enough to generate power when subjected to sounds in the 200- to 500-hertz range. After testing the device using hip-hop, jazz, blues, and rock, researchers find "rap is the best."

By February 1, 2012

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Tiny oxygen generators improve cancer treatments

Researchers at Purdue are implanting miniature devices in tumors to generate oxygen and boost the effects of both radiation and chemotherapy.

By August 31, 2011

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Yale oversight exposes 43,000 Social Security numbers

Purdue University also reports exposure of more than 7,000 Social Security numbers after unknown person accesses server.

By August 23, 2011

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Purdue researchers create a speed bump that detects damage

A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Systems Integrity created a high-tech "speed bump" that can detect damage to Army vehicles.

By April 14, 2009

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New pump to deliver drugs via microneedle patch

Researchers at Purdue University develop a pump that, activated by body temperature alone, could push large-molecule drugs through painless microneedles.

By September 1, 2010

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Purdue set for supercomputer 'barn-raising'

200 employees will help build a machine that will be the size of a semi trailer and will be able to perform more than 60 trillion operations in one second.

By May 3, 2008