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Deep Learning Dreams Up New Protein Structures

Just as convincing images of cats can be created using artificial intelligence, new proteins can now be made using similar tools.
1-Dec-2021 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Martin A. Schmidt, Ph.D., Named the 19th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Martin A. Schmidt ’81 Ph.D., has been named the 19th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by the Rensselaer Board of Trustees.
23-Nov-2021 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Long-term Blood Sugar History Predicts Risk of Severe COVID-19 Among Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes who contract COVID-19 are nearly 50% more likely to wind up in intensive care if they have poorly managed their blood sugar levels over the long-term than those with better long-term glycemic control, according to a study...
18-Nov-2021 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

First-of-Its-Kind Augmented Reality Game Created at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Raises Awareness of Harmful Algae Blooms

Eco Resilience Games from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released the first augmented reality (AR) game focusing on the growing issue of harmful algae blooms.
16-Nov-2021 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Closer Look at Unexamined Interactions Could Improve Drug Purification Process

In research published in Langmuir, a team led by Steven Cramer, an endowed chair professor of chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, explored the fundamentals of how different molecules interact with various...
3-Nov-2021 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Need for Larger Space Telescope Inspires Lightweight Flexible Holographic Lens

Inspired by a concept for discovering exoplanets with a giant space telescope, a team of researchers is developing holographic lenses that render visible and infrared starlight into either a focused image or a spectrum.
21-Oct-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Imaging Technique Reveals Strains and Defects in Vanadium Oxide

Researchers have developed a new technique for revealing defects in nanostructured vanadium oxide, a widely used transition metal with many potential applications including electrochemical anodes, optical applications, and supercapacitors.
14-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tracking How the Environment Influences Circadian Rhythms

Having challenged the idea that our environment cannot alter our genetically controlled 24-hour sleep-wake cycle, circadian rhythm researcher Jennifer Hurley has embarked on a new project tracing the mechanism between environmental signals and the...
8-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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