Zinc deficiency – long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers – can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway, a biomolecular pathway that plays essential roles in developing...
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Extraordinary achievements in student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were recognized recently with several hallmark entrepreneurship awards.
14-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT
The Lally School of Management and the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host 20 teams at its inaugural Business Analytics Case Competition on April 8.
8-Apr-2015 11:00 AM EDT
With a $1.3 million grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will explore the design and potential of next-generation supercomputers that incorporate a highly efficient “neuromorphic”...
6-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT
A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, investigated with one of the world’s first digital...
23-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT
A team of researchers, including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Morgan Schaller, has used mathematical modeling to show that continental erosion over the last 40 million years has contributed to the success of diatoms, a group of tiny...
23-Mar-2015 3:00 PM EDT
The Science of Magic: Rensselaer and Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc. Advance the Frontiers of Cognitive Computing
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is collaborating with Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc., to explore how the cognitive computing technology being developed at Rensselaer can enhance the...
19-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT
The Milky Way galaxy is at least 50 percent larger than is commonly estimated, according to new findings that reveal that the galactic disk is contoured into several concentric ripples.
11-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Roof Collapse Concerns Due to Heavy Snow? Meet Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael O’Rourke - U.S. Expert on Snow Loads
15-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST
The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Studying Business at a Technological University – An Insider’s Perspective from the Dean of the Lally School of Management
Quiet and park-like, yet full of all the conveniences of a self-contained city, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in the City of Troy is a 260-acre campus, with a blend of modern style and classic charm. In the midst of the campus, the Lally...
9-Apr-2014 10:35 AM EDT
The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Licensed Mental Health Counselor Shares Views and Advice on Common Challenges Students Face When Adjusting to College/Campus Life
Kevin Readdean, a seasoned expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field of college health and associate director in the Gallagher Student Health Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, answers questions and offers advice on some...
21-Nov-2013 4:00 PM EST
RPI Professor Jose Holguín-Veras is the leading international authority on the topic of humanitarian logistics and disaster donations. From 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake of 2010, and the Tohoku quake and resulting nuclear crisis...
7-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT
The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Tips on Recognizing and Addressing Stress and Other Mental Health Issues
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Staff Psychologist shares views and advice on common problems students face when adjusting to college/campus life.
1-Dec-2010 2:35 PM EST
DeAngelo, recently appointed as an assistant professor of economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is one of a new breed of economists who want to apply advances in neuroscience, cognitive science and psychology to the time-honored models of...
22-Nov-2010 10:00 AM EST