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New Technique Aims to Improve Imaging of Cells

In research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute developed and demonstrated a new technique for fluorescence lifetime imaging of tissue and cells in a fast and comprehensive...
13-Nov-2019 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Investigation of Oceanic “Black Carbon” Uncovers Mystery in Global Carbon Cycle

An unexpected finding published today in Nature Communications challenges a long-held assumption about the origin of oceanic black carbon, an important element in the global carbon cycle and climate change.
7-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Research Aims To Make Technologies for Controlling Blood Sugar More Accessible

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been working on two fronts to perfect continuous blood glucose monitor and insulin pump technologies: they are developing algorithms to create a closed-loop system that can effectively operate...
6-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Online Gamers Provide Real-World Lessons in Critical Teamwork

Recent work by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is demonstrating how data from online games can help provide meaningful insights.
5-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Atomic-Level Analysis of Bone Aims to Predict and Lessen Fractures in Diabetics

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will use novel measurement techniques to observe — at the atomic level — the effect Type I diabetes has on bone and how medication could lessen the risk of fracture.
4-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Four Decades of Data Sounds Early Warning on Lake George

Although concentrations of chemicals and pollutants like salt and nutrients have increased in the deep waters of Lake George, they’re still too low to harm the ecosystem at those depths, according to an analysis of nearly 40 years of data...
1-Nov-2019 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Living Skin Can Now be 3D-Printed With Blood Vessels Included

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a way to 3D print living skin, complete with blood vessels. The advancement, published online today in Tissue Engineering Part A, is a significant step toward creating grafts that are...
1-Nov-2019 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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"Science By The People" Book Explores Promise and Pitfalls of Citizen Science

Involving the public in scientific research can help to solve complex environmental problems, but according to Science by the People, a new book co-authored by sociologists Abby Kinchy of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Aya Kimura of the...
23-Oct-2019 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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    Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web, Internet, Big Data, Machine Learning, technology policy
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