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To meet its potential for driving discovery and knowledge acquisition, data science must address the key challenges posed by “Big Data,” assert Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professors James Hendler and Peter Fox in a commentary appearing in the June edition of the journal Big Data.
A new protein engineering technique developed at Rensselaer gives researchers a powerful new tool for fighting potentially harmful toxins and pathogens.
On Monday, May 12, a green wall, two panels of densely packed plants, will hang on a wall in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS).
A team of researchers has developed a new type of biochip that emulates the metabolism of a human liver.
Georges Belfort has been awarded the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.
Tissue engineering and stem cell expert Leo Q. Wan has received a prestigious Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award.
The Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies will host a public forum on "Women's Health" on March 27.
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To gain new insight into how highly specialized workers learn skills or react to stressful situations, researchers are leveraging advanced scanning technologies to look at what’s happening inside the brain.
Scientists are developing greener plastics – the bigger challenge is moving them from lab to marketAugust 16, 2018 -
Synthetic plastics have made many aspect of modern life cheaper, safer and more convenient. However, we have failed to figure out how to get rid of them after we use them.
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