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1 hr ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Two Skidmore College researchers have patent for a special use of the antioxidant manganese T-BAP for use in weight loss.
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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected chair of the Capital District Transportation Committee, a policy-making board that oversees distribution of federal transportation funds in four of the five counties - Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady - that make up the metropolitan area.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy says its dampened outlook from Moody's reflects the Wall Street ratings agency's view of the overall higher education sector.
Geneve Parson of Albany walks past a holiday display with daughters Gellona Parson, 9, left, and 6-month-old Gaya Parson Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. A bicyclist pedals on State Street in downtown Albany as the snow fell Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2013.
A second search warrant has been executed at the home of an accused rapist whose charges were dropped because of a paperwork mistake.
Sidoti is an employee for the NYS Office of Children and Family Services in Rensselaer, N.Y. She was the chair person for the "Central Office Activity Team" committee.
City school district residents interested in the upcoming building project vote can attend an informational hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the LGI According to the school district, the project includes security and technological improvements and making the driveway a full loop around the building.
Federal authorities raided the home of John Halacy, the Second Avenue man who last month avoided rape charges after a prosecutor failed to file a keep document in the case.
The ongoing investigation began unfolding two months ago when a DEA task force, which includes State Police members, were tracking Oniel McKenzie, a Jamaican citizen suspected of using a local woman to help him import large quantities of cocaine and marijuana.
Correspondence: Professor DS Conklin, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research Center, University at Albany, State University of New York, CRC 305, One Discovery Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3456, USA.
It's a 12-hour event, delivered in 82 easily digested five-minute chunks, that's intended to let entrepreneurs learn from the experiences and mistakes of some of the Capital Region's most seasoned executives.
With support from the Photosynthetic Systems Division at the U.S. Department of Energy , researchers in the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are expanding a successful research program to uncover the minute workings of the photosynthetic protein, Photosystem II.
An accused rapist whose charges were dropped because of a paperwork mistake is once again the focus of another police investigation.