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Purdue University engineers have invented a new, patent-pending charging station cable that would fully recharge certain electric vehicles in under five minutes – about the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas tank. Today, chargers are limited in how quickly they can charge an EV’s battery due to the danger of …

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Whatever your idea of a typical classroom experience looks like, it’s certainly not The Data Mine. This unique living-learning community offers boundary-breaking learning for students from all backgrounds and gives students the chance to work on real-world projects with major corporations like Beck's Hybrids, Cummins and Microsoft.

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Purdue-developed imaging drug allowed surgeons to find additional cancer lesions Ovarian cancer patient Carol Giandonato admits to being apprehensive when her oncologist told her he wanted to make her cancer cells turn fluorescent green.  “Am I going to glow in the dark? Will I be green?” she asked him. Her surgeon explained that when viewing the cancer …

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UPDATE: As of January 24, the JWST has reached its orbit. Now that the telescope is where it needs to be, it is beginning to turn on, test and calibrate instruments. This process will take about five months, with the first photos probably appearing in June. The sight of the stars the first time he peered into a …

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George Wodicka poses in the atrium at Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering.

Student success, collaborations highlight Wodicka’s legacy at Purdue

Boiler Gold Rush students gather around the “A Warm Light for All” art installation

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Boilermakers who are part of the Purdue Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) student organization.

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Small Steps of Purdue

Celeste sits outside in his wheelchair, smiling

Pete’s story: I’ve been where you are

Mikaela is wearing a shirt that says “Boilers”

Mikaela’s story: I didn’t have an IEP. I got help anyway.

Madeline smiles at the camera

Madeline’s story: Crohn’s gave me a passion

Close-up photo of Em smiling

Em’s story: Advocating for self-acceptance

Grace sits on a bench at Horticulture Park with her laptop

Grace’s story: Determined to succeed

David poses at Krach Leadership Center, wearing a Purdue baseball hat and polo shirt

David’s story: Positivity matters

Student stands in front of book stacks at a library, arms crossed.

Daniella’s story: Dyslexia is my superpower

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Purdue Alum Ronak Dave’s Next Giant Leap: NASA Flight Director

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