With the support of a recent $3 million grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), Mariana Figueiro is perfecting a treatment she developed for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias that helps to regulate sleep...
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute team $15,000 for an app called MortalityMinder, which identifies social conditions contributing to...
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Architect, entrepreneur, and author Dennis Shelden has been named the new director of the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute — and he is joining the boundary-pushing organization at a critical...
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Methanol is a versatile and efficient chemical used as fuel in the production of countless products. Carbon dioxide (CO2), on the other hand, is a greenhouse gas that is the unwanted byproduct of many industrial processes.
Converting CO2 to...
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Partha Dutta, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, envisions a not-so-distant future where even the most remote parts of the world would have access to clean and renewable energy. His...
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As published today in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemical Communications, a novel compound — known as “C1” — uses a novel mechanism to efficiently prevent the enzyme gamma-secretase from producing amyloids, the abnormal proteins that...
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In an article published recently in Microgravity, a Nature Journal, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute demonstrate a unique method for studying the mechanisms behind the formation of amyloid fibrils associated with diseases like...
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Four experts in diverse aspects of artificial intelligence have joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as part of the Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration (AIRC), a recently formed joint initiative of Rensselaer and IBM Research.
22-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites
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As Instagram considers removing the "like" feature, a Rensselaer professor is available to speak about her research on social media and mental health.
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Can smarter guns end the gun control debate? #RPI expert proposes ethical-AI technology as a solution
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As we celebrate our living planet on Earth Day, the research of Rensselaer scientist Richard Gross offers hope for a more sustainable future.
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Why is space debris such a problem? Why is NASA so concerned about India's recent anti-satellite test?
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