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Rensselaer Researchers Find New Potential Drug Target for Alzheimer’s Disease

Chunyu Wang, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has added to his body of research on Alzheimer’s disease with significant findings in Angewandte Chemie.Together with his team, which includes first author...
24-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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RPI and Albany Medical College Researchers Awarded $3.3 Million To Improve Breast Cancer Treatment Using Artificial Intelligence

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Albany Medical College were awarded a $3.3 million grant over five years by the National Cancer Institute to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve targeted drug therapy in...
23-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Researcher Uses Artificial Intelligence To Discover New Materials for Advanced Computing

A team of researchers led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Trevor David Rhone, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, has identified novel van der Waals (vdW) magnets using cutting-edge tools in...
11-May-2023 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RPI Researchers To Develop New Market for Farm Waste

There are more than 80,000 sheep and lambs living on over 2,000 farms in New York State. Their wool has many uses including clothing, carpets, furniture, bedding, insulators, fertilizers, and more. However, about 10-15% of wool is wasted during the...
11-May-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t Call It Panic Buying if It’s Rational

We all remember 2020. At the grocery store, toilet paper shelves were empty. Cleaning supplies and disinfectants were treasured finds. Rattled consumers, concerned that they would run out of essential items, swiftly stockpiled products until they...
10-May-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lessons Learned From COVID: the Role of Social Media

Now that we’ve arguably rounded the corner from the pandemic, researchers are dissecting our response and how we can improve it in the future.Sebastian Souyris, assistant professor and Dean R. Wellington ’83 (Junior) Chair at Rensselaer...
11-Apr-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Joined Top Biomedical Researchers to Usher in the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine at Hudson Research Center at 619 West 54th Street

The grand opening of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), a partnership between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Icahn Mount Sinai), was held March 29, 2023 at the Hudson...
31-Mar-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fake and Extremely Biased Twitter Content Decreased Between 2016-2020, But Top Influencers Were More Polarized

“One side can start the polarization and keep it going forever, but it takes two sides to stop it. That’s why it easily arises, but it’s so difficult to end,” Boleslaw Szymanski said. Szymanski is the Claire & Roland Schmitt Distinguished...
22-Mar-2023 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Women in STEM Careers Face Bias

Women are excluded from promotions when firms look at potential, rather than proof, says Dr. Nishtha Langer, an associate professor in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
4-Aug-2022 12:45 PM EDT

Feeling Stressed? You’re More Likely To Procrastinate. A Neuroscientist Explains Why.

Alicia Walf from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers reasons why people procrastinate when stressed.
11-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT

Expert Says Financial Technologies Can Help Address Climate Change

“Financial technologies offer great promise to tackle climate change and provide pathways for developing sustainable economies,” says Aparna Gupta, co-director of the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies, the first-ever...
28-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT

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