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2014-07-28 23:00:10

Balluff donates sensors and speaks at TECHFIT workshop designed for increasing students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Florence, KY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “Looking to the future of manufacturing, we need skilled and excited people for automation. This demands that we encourage and invest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs at schools to help develop the next generation of manufacturing,” says Will Healy III, Strategic...

New Teaching Approach Praised For Engineering Education
2014-06-10 03:56:18

Emil Venere, Purdue University Purdue University researchers who developed a new approach to more effectively teach large numbers of engineering students are recommending that the approach be considered for adoption by universities globally. The system, called the Purdue Mechanics Freeform Classroom, allows students to interact with each other and faculty online while accessing hundreds of instructional videos and animations. It was pioneered by Charles Krousgrill, a professor of...

2014-05-23 23:00:54

The National Business Incubation Association named the Purdue Technology Centers and The Purdue Foundry as the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year during NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation in New Orleans. Athens, Ohio (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The National Business Incubation Association named the Purdue Technology Centers and The Purdue Foundry as the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year during NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation in New Orleans. The...

2014-05-22 08:28:50

STAMFORD, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that Saeed Motahari has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. "We welcome Saeed to the Purdue team. I am confident that his impressive capabilities will strengthen our organization," said Mark Timney, President and CEO of Purdue Pharma. "Saeed's experience and expertise make him uniquely qualified to lead our commercial efforts." Saeed has more than 20 years of...

2014-03-16 23:00:43

Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. The partnership helps to advance the Purdue Moves drug discovery initiative to translate basic...

2014-02-08 23:00:37

The Worthy Alumni Liaison for the Tau Chapter of Purdue University has recently asked Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Trustee of the Disque Foundation and graduate of Purdue University, to become the Distinguished Alumni of 2013. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 The Worthy Alumni Liaison for the Tau Chapter of Purdue University has recently asked Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Trustee of the Disque Foundation and graduate of Purdue University, to become the Distinguished Alumni of 2013....

2012-01-25 15:35:40

Feeling like you´re part of the gang is crucial to the human experience. All people get stressed out when we´re left out. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that a feeling of inclusion can come from something as simple as eye contact from a stranger. Psychologists already know that humans have to feel connected to each other to be happy. A knitting circle, a church choir, or a friendly neighbor can all...

Imaeg 1 - New Microtweezers May Build Tiny 'MEMS' Structures
2012-01-18 04:53:54

Researchers have created new "microtweezers" capable of manipulating objects to build tiny structures, print coatings to make advanced sensors, and grab and position live stem cell spheres for research. The microtweezers might be used to assemble structures in microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, which contain tiny moving parts. MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes currently are being used in commercial products. A wider variety of MEMS devices, however, could be produced through a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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