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A Silent Search for Dark Matter


Results from its first run indicate that XENON1T is the most sensitive dark matter detector on Earth. The sensitivity of the detector – an underground sentinel awaiting a collision that would confirm a hypothesis – stems from both its size and...
22-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Bioimaging Technique Is Fast and Economical


A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue – such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical...
18-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Frogs That Adapt to Pesticides Are More Vulnerable to Parasites


Amphibians can evolve increased tolerance to pesticides, but the adaptation can make them more susceptible to parasites, according to a team that includes researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
15-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Names New Director of Lighting Research Center


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has named Professor Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D., as director of the Lighting Research Center (LRC), after serving as the center’s acting director over the past year.
26-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hollywood Special-Effects Legend Phil Tippett Joins Artist Lucy Raven for Evening of Film and Conversation, Including the Sci-Fi Classic Starship Troopers


On Thursday, July 20, at 7PM, Hollywood special-effects legend Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, RoboCop) will join artist Lucy Raven at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic...
18-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Detection for the Masses


Rensselaer researcher develops user-friendly mass spectrometry for application in healthcare, drug detection, and food safety.
6-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Team Develops a New and Practical Method to Measure Cell Stiffness


A team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed an innovative approach to measuring cellular mechanical properties (i.e., cell stiffness) that is part of an emerging label-free (i.e, no histology dyes or...
5-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EMPAC Presents First-Ever Spatial Audio Workshop Focused on 3D Immersive Sound Technology


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host a Media Day in advance of the first-ever Spatial Audio Workshop, a weeklong symposium for electronic composers and programmers interested in working on new 3D immersive sound systems.
30-Jun-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Examines Mastering Market Intelligence in Emerging Economies


Rensselaer business school professor’s research studies new approaches to gathering and using market intelligence in rapidly changing economies
12-Apr-2017 11:10 AM EDT

A Blood Test for Autism? Rensselaer Researcher Juergen Hahn Available to Comment on Using an Algorithm and 24 Metabolites to Diagnose ASD

3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Quantum Potential – Where Light and Matter Co-Exist


Plasmons, quasiparticles arising from the collective motion of electrons on the surface of a metal, can strongly modify the behavior of nearby light, and could be instrumental in building some of the key components of a quantum circuit. But far more...
9-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

The Role of Fresh Water Lakes and Reservoirs in the Global Carbon Cycle


Understanding the role of freshwater lakes and reservoirs in the global carbon cycle is central to the work of Kevin Rose, who recently joined the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
3-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

May 6 Webinar: World-Leading Humanitarian Logistics Expert From #RPI Jose Holguin-Veras to Discuss Implications of Response to Nepal


5-May-2015 4:05 PM 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

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