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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Genome yields insights into golden eagle vision, smell

Purdue and West Virginia University researchers are the first to sequence the genome of the golden eagle, providing a bird's-eye view of eagle features that could lead to more effective conservation strategies.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Why trailer parks suffer tornado touchdowns: Researchers say...

They say the key is the location of the parks - often of the edge of town, where land has not been developed.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Lone Grove, OK, Grove, OK

12 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Apartment fire near Purdue kills 1

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fort Wayne, IN, West Lafayette, IN

14 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Study: Touch influences how infants learn language

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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18 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Plan approved for wind farm that Purdue will study

The longtime executive director of Long Beach Airport in California is taking the reins of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, The National, Entertainment, Television, Events

18 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indianapolis Airport Authority gets new director

The longtime executive director of Long Beach Airport in California is taking the reins of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, The National, Entertainment, Television, Events

21 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Colts donate $18K to Anderson city cleanup

Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from Purdue University Detail New Studies and Findings in the Area of Cancer Diagnostics

Each method has its own strong and weak points." Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from , "Therefore, multimodal imaging techniques have been highlighted as an alternative method for overcoming the limitations of each respective imaging method.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Science Daily

Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer segments in a living cell

A way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA has been developed by scientists.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology

RedOrbit

Global Soundscapes - Crowdsourcing The Sounds...

In conjunction with Earth Day celebrations on Tuesday - Bryan Pijanowski , an ecology professor at Purdue University, encouraged smartphone owners around the world to download and use an app he developed to record the sounds around them.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, UC Santa Cruz

World Magazine

Globe Trot: The president 'pivots' to Asia

JAPAN: President Barack Obama has 'pivoted' to Asia and begun a trip delayed 7 months after the government shutdown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Georgetown University, Terrorism

UC San Diego Tritons

Cliff Kubiak Elected a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cliff Kubiak , UC San Diego's Faculty Athletics Representative , has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences alongside the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities and the arts.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Chemistry, Science, Brown University, University of Rochester

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Purdue shooting suspect seeks to drop lawyer

A judge has turned down a request from the man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN

TG Daily

Claim: Mantis shrimp are stronger than airplanes

Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside, in collaboration with University of Southern California and Purdue University, have developed a design structure for composite materials that is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in airplanes.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, University of Southern California

The Star Press

'Intro to astronomy' enrollment sky high

About 1,800 Ball State University students take introductory astronomy courses each year, which is higher than the number taking such classes at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame combined.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Ball State University, University of Notre Dame, Theater, Arts

Journal Gazette

Barranda for District 84

An incumbent's Statehouse experience sets a high bar for any challenger. Michael Barranda easily surpasses the mark set for Indiana House District 84. The Fort Wayne attorney has the commitment, talent and demeanor to emerge as a leader not only in the northeast Indiana delegation but in the entire General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Kendallville, IN, University of Notre Dame, Loyola University Chicago

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

Invasive plants pulled from preserve for Earth Day

Lei Tan, left, pulls garlic mustard, an invasive plant species, from the ground Tuesday at Black Rock Barren near Green Hill.

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Holtville Tribune

Study identifies enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects

Purdue University researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

The Indianapolis Star

Affirmative action decision won't change Ind. policies

Indiana's universities can continue their consideration of race in the college admissions process, unaffected by today's Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan's statewide ban on affirmative action.

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Related Topix: Indiana, US News

Iron County Reporter

Foresters return to their roots

TIPLER, Wis.-For years students majoring in Forestry at Purdue University spent their summers at Lost Lake Camp, located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest near Tipler.

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