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Fighting antibiotic resistance with 'molecular drill bits'
In response to drug-resistant "superbugs" that send millions of people to hospitals around the world, scientists are building tiny, "molecular drill bits" that kill bacteria by bursting through their protective cell walls.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Nanostructures Expert Humberto Terrones Joins Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as Rayleigh Chair
Troy, N.Y. - Humberto Terrones , an expert in nanostructures, has been appointed as the Rayleigh Chair for Theoretical Physics and a tenured full professor in the Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute .
RPI Hockey: Rangers sign Haggerty
By Ken Schott Gazette Reporter Growing up in Stamford, Conn., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute junior forward Ryan Haggerty was a big fan of the New York Rangers.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Release New Data on Nanofibers
Results indicated that at room temperature and at 8.74% silica nanofiber concentration the thermal conductivity of epoxy increased twofold and coefficient of thermal expansion decreased by similar to 40%."
Inventor of World Wide Web seeks digital bill of rights
Tim Berners-Lee speaks during an interview at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., June 2008.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
U.S. News & World Report releases rankings of graduate programs
U.S. News and World Report released its rankings of graduate programs today, placing some colleges in New York's Capital Region in the top 100 for their business, engineering, law, medical and education graduate programs.
Cottekill: Emmett Hitz, Andrew Markle and Alexander Quigley have been named to the dean's list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the fall semester.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Paper Battery Co. poised to sign its first customer
Shreefal Mehta, CEO of Paper Battery Co. in Troy, NY, believes his company's ultrathin ultracapacitor technology is poised to make smartphones and bluetooth devices operate more efficiently.
Chemical Engineers at Rensselaer Named Fellows of AIMBE
Troy, N.Y. - Two chemical and biological engineering experts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been elected fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering .
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Lane named to dean's list
Benjamin Lane of Camp Lejeune has been named to the dean's list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., for the fall 2013 semester.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
AI researcher says amoral robots pose a danger to humanity
With robots becoming increasingly powerful , intelligent and autonomous, a scientist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute says it's time to start making sure they know the difference between good and evil.
Study: Merced benefits from knowledge spillover
As research students develop new technologies and ideas, or just better ways to conduct business, the information is passed on to the businesses working closely with the university, UC Merced Professor Alexander Whalley explained.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Hockey notes: RPI wants to be aggressive as soon as puck drops
By Ken Schott Gazette Reporter It has been 10 years since Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last won an ECAC Hockey tournament series at Houston Field House.
Foster's Daily Democrat
About 3,250 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Nasa reveals plans for its proposed 2015 budget
'Have you ever seen such gross disrespect?': Judge blasts 'spoiled' cheerleader, 18, suing parents to support her after she ran away - who claims they were behind her bulimia and that her father showed her 'inappropriate affection' Maine mother-of-four dies from ultra-rare human version of Mad Cow Disease that began as just a cough but killed her ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Medical News Today
New form of heparin can be deactivated by antidote
Low-molecular-weight heparin is commonly used in surgeries to prevent dangerous blood clots.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
RPI, Dropbox, Mapping, More: Sunday Afternoon Buzz, March 2, 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has digitized its newspaper archives . "Issues of The Poly from 1885 to 1976 can be searched online by anyone.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Accelerating the certification process for aerospace composites
Dr. R. Byron Pipes was appointed the John L. Bray distinguished professor of engineering at Purdue University in 2004.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Wilton Daily Voice
Wilton Students Earn College Honors
Three Wilton students earned Dean's List recognition at Western Connecticut State University for the fall 2013 semester.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Gostisbehere not getting caught up in the hype
By Ken Schott Gazette Reporter Two hours before Union was set to play Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Nov. 15 at Messa Rink, Dutchmen junior defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere was on the telephone, being interviewed on NHL Network's "NHL Live."