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Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make medicine more precise and personalized. This work will be a critical component of a new interdisciplinary research project funded with $1.4 million...
20-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2019 Encouraged To Change the World

During the 213th Commencement Ceremony at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation’s oldest technological university, the Honorable John P. Holdren urged the Class of 2019 to become emissaries “on the relevance of science and technology to...
20-May-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts Provide Realistic Prices for 2018 Bordeaux Wine Futures

In a report published by the London International Vintners Exchange (Liv-ex), researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Syracuse University provide realistic prices for 2018 Bordeaux wines.
9-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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As Climate Changes, Small Increases in Rainfall May Cause Widespread Road Outages

As more rain falls on a warming planet, a new computer model shows that it may not take a downpour to cause widespread disruption of road networks. The model combined data on road networks with the hills and valleys of topography to reveal...
7-May-2019 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Into Brain’s Reaction to Motion Earns Significant Attention

Understanding how the brain reacts to acceleration is essential to designing more effective protective equipment and strategies for preventing traumatic brain injury, or TBI.
7-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Method Proposed for Studying Hydrodynamic Behavior of Electrons in Graphene

By studying how electrons in two-dimensional graphene can literally act like a liquid, researchers have paved the way for further research into a material that has the potential to enable future electronic computing devices that outpace silicon...
25-Apr-2019 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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International Bioartists To Speak at Rensselaer on April 25 and May 8

To highlight the important connections that exist between art, science, and technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host lectures with international bioartists on April 25 and May 8.
24-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Team Developing Tool to Battle Space Debris

A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is building a semi-autonomous trash collector for space, which they have fittingly named OSCaR.
23-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,900 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration.

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    Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences

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    Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web, Internet, Big Data, Machine Learning, technology policy
     
     
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    Department Head, Biomedical Engineering

    Keywords:
    Autism, Autism diagnosis, Autism Treatment And Research, Big Data, big data and medicine
     
     

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