New computer technology developed at Purdue University will help put Indiana near the epicenter of earthquake-related research for the next five years, reports the Indianapolis Star. The technology was a crucial part of Purdue's successful bid, announced Sept. 10, for a $105 million National Science Foundation grant that places Purdue in charge of coordinating earthquake research at 14 U.S. universities. The announcement of Purdue's largest-ever grant bodes well for Indiana's technology industry, said TechPoint president and chief executive Jim Jay, especially coming a day after Indiana University announced a $10.1 million supercomputing grant from the NSF. Purdue's technology will allow...

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