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Noninvasive Brain Imaging Shows Readiness of Trainees To Perform Operations

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While simulation platforms have been used to train surgeons before they enter an actual operating room (OR), few studies have evaluated how well trainees transfer those skills from the simulator to the OR. Now, a study led by Rensselaer Polytechnic...
16-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Deposition Technique Puts the Heat on Silicon

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Research offers cost-effective development of germanium, more efficient semiconductor than silicon
16-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students Named University Innovation Fellows

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Three Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school).
15-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the Common Gut Bacteria Bacteroides

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With support from a four-year $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Blanca Barquera, an associate professor of biological sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a team including researchers at Tufts University and...
9-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Faculty Member Joins U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as Visiting Researcher

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Associate Professor of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Aparna Gupta has been invited to join the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a visiting researcher.
8-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Business Analytics Program Ranked Third in the Country

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has been recognized as having one of the top three Master of Business Analytics programs in the United States by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer) 2018 Master of Business Analytics Rankings.
3-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Environmental Toxins Disrupt the Biological “Clock”?

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Can environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms – the biological “clock” whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted...
3-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Change Could Decrease Sun's Ability To Disinfect Lakes

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Increasing organic runoff as a result of climate change may be reducing the penetration of pathogen-killing ultraviolet (UV) sunlight in inland lakes, rivers, and coastal waters, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports.
1-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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World-Leading Expert on Humanitarian Logistics From Rensselaer To Discuss Puerto Rico’s Supply Chain Struggles To Disperse Aid

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Two weeks after Hurricane Maria wrecked devastation on Puerto Rico, destroying the power grid and leaving millions without access to necessities, distributing aid remains an issue. Extreme events pose serious logistical challenges to emergency and...
5-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT

After the #Flood: Reflections on #HurricaneHarvey and #HurricaneKatrina. Meet #RPI #CiivilEngineer and Dam Safety Expert Tom Zimmie

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30-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Examines Mastering Market Intelligence in Emerging Economies

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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

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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

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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

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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

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15-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

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