All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Purdue’

Purdue University T.A. Shot, Suspect Jailed

Purdue University students were shocked when a seemingly normal Tuesday was interrupted by an eruption of violence on campus. A 21 year old senior from West Bend, Wisconsin was shot and killed in the basement of the Electrical Engineering building around noon today. The victim was identified as Andrew Boldt, a teaching assistant for the university. According to Campus Police …

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Purdue, Maker of OxyContin, Keeps a List of Bad Docs

Earlier this year, the FDA made headlines when it prevented pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma from continuing to produce generic and crushable versions of the popular opioid OxyContin. The New York Times took note that the company had chosen the opportune moment to release its new tamper-resistant formula: right before the patent on the old formula expired. On Sunday, Purdue Pharma, …

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Purdue University Professor Fixes Major Flaw In 3D Printing

3D printing has come a long way since its humble roots over 20 years ago. The technology has become affordable and people are starting to make some really awesome objects with the technology. Unfortunately, it’s still hampered by a few setbacks. A major flaw is that some objects just don’t have the strength to stay together. Purdue University professor Bedrich …

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World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine Pops Balloon In Just 300 Steps

I’m a big fan of Rube Goldberg machines. There’s just a level of excitement and conversely calm and comfort that comes over me when I watch one function successfully. I guess since so much of my life is punctuated by actions that boil complex tasks down to a simple mechanic – the click of a button, the turn of a …

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