Many technologies that are essential for daily life — from communications to GPS navigation to weather forecasting — rely on the thousands of satellites that are orbiting Earth. When those satellites run out of gas and stop working, there’s...
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Ge Wang, the Clark and Crossan Endowed Chair of biomedical engineering and director of the Biomedical Imaging Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
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By folding snippets of DNA into the shape of a five-pointed star using structural DNA nanotechnology, researchers have created a trap that captures Dengue virus as it floats in the bloodstream. Once sprung, the trap lights up. in the most sensitive...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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Recent work by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is demonstrating how data from online games can help provide meaningful insights.
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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.
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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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