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9 min ago | Design And Reuse

Startup Preps Neural Network Visual Processor for Mobiles

TeraDeep Inc. was formed in 2013 as a spin off from Purdue University to commercialize research into multilayer convolutional neural networks as a means of efficient processing for such tasks as cognitive vision processing.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, West Lafayette, IN

4 hrs ago | The Star Press

Purdue Master Gardeners seeking new crop of volunteers

Those who want to sharpen their gardening skills and who have an interest in sharing their gardening knowledge with others are invited to join in the Purdue Master Gardener Basic Training Program that begins Aug. 7. The deadline to register is July 25. Purdue Extension in Delaware and Madison counties will offer the volunteer training program to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Delaware County, IN, Madison County, IN, Alexandria, IN

8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Researchers try to save huge US salamander

In this June 18, 2014, photo, Rod Williams, a Purdue University associate professor of herpetology, holds a hellbender that he and a team of students collected in southern Indiana's Blue River near Corydon, Ind., during a survey of populations of the rare amphibian.

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Related Topix: Corydon, IN, Scanners

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ag Professional

Purdue to host third Borlaug institute on global food security

The third Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security will be held June 8-21 at Purdue University for 30 graduate students from across the country taking on the challenge of helping to find solutions to world hunger.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Constitutional flimflam

Article 6 of the U.S. Constitution forbids a religious test as a requirement for holding a governmental position: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, US Supreme Court

Freshnews

NASA Announces Winners of Challenge to Design Hurricane-Tracking Uncrewed Aerial Systems

NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, NASA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Virginia, Hampton, VA

Detroit Free Press

Oakland University taps George Hynd as new president

Oakland University's sixth-full time president will be George Hynd, the current provost of the College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, Arizona State University, University of Northern Colorado, University of Guam

Agri Marketing

Director Of Purdue's New Center For Molecular Agriculture Named

Purdue University professor of botany and plant pathology Bob Pruitt has been named director of the university's new Center for Molecular Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Plant Biology, Biology

Agri Marketing

Purdue To Determine Prevalence Of Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed

Purdue University weed scientists are asking Indiana farmers to report glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed in their crops to assist in determining how widespread the weed is in the state.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal and Courier

4-H ventures far from the farm4-H ventures far from the farmIndiana...

Yet the 102-year-old summer youth program can't seem to escape its roots, stamped with the wildly untrue stereotype that you have to be a farm kid to join and enjoy it.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Science / Technology, Robots, Tippecanoe County, IN, Family, Kids

Indianapolis Business News

New IU office aims to boost graduation rates

Indiana University has started a new office aimed at helping more students graduate on time at all the school's campuses across the state.

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Related Topix: Ball State University

Journal and Courier

Donations to Purdue top $235 million, set record

Donations to Purdue top $235 million, set record Purdue University set a record for dollars and donors received in the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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EurekAlert!

AAU launches STEM education initiative website, announces STEM network conference

The AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative encourages universities, departments, and faculty to adopt more interactive teaching practices and change institutional cultures to support faculty members who want to improve the quality... The Association of American Universities , an association of leading public and private research universities, ... (more)

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Bridge Design Boasts Seismic Stability

"The design of reinforced concrete bridges in seismic regions has changed little since the mid-1970s," John Stanton, a professor at the University of Washington, said in a press release from Purdue University .

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, University of Nevada-Reno

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Journal and Courier

J&C Photos of the Week July 7J&C Photos of the Week July 7Gertrude...

Gertrude Hamilton laughs Wednesday, July 2, 2014, as she recounts her days as an elementary school teacher before starting a family.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, CA, Canada

The Star Press

BSU trains elite math, science teachers

Leigh Stevenson and Lindsey Brooks are among 45 college graduates and career changers being trained throughout Indiana this summer to teach science and math at some of the state's highest-need high schools and middle schools.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Chemistry, Science, Ball State University, Biology, Genetics, Medicine

Journalgazette.net

Interagency group aims to help farmers in organics

The 19-member team from Purdue University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service and Indiana's Soil and Water Conservation Districts were trained in May at Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania, a nonprofit that promotes and researches organic farming methods.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Journal Gazette

Jesters win participants' raves

Jon Allgeier, Rachel Kimes and Paul Miller work on props in the arts class of the summer Jesters program at the University of Saint Francis.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Theater, Arts, Fort Wayne, IN, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Journal and Courier

New swine vaccine could save pigletsNew swine vaccine could save...

New swine vaccine could save piglets A vaccine for a deadly pig virus was conditionally approved by the USDA last week.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

Journal and Courier

CityBus seeks input on trolley route changesCityBus seeks input on...

CityBus seeks input on trolley route changes New "Connector" route designed to link Purdue campus, downtown Lafayette Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1m6Zmgm CityBus is inviting riders to comment on proposed changes that will significantly affect what has been known as the Trolley route.

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