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Biologist Douglas Swank is working to unravel some of the biggest mysteries of the human heart with help from an unexpected source – the tiny Drosophila, commonly known as the fruit fly.
A new study from biomedical engineers at Rensselaer is the first to demonstrate how the compound PTB can dissolve the sugary impurities within bone tissue that cause our femurs, fibulas, and other bones to become more fragile with age.
A team of researchers led by metabolic engineer Mattheos Koffas has developed a technique to more efficiently produce large quantities of the fatty acids that form the basis of compounds used in biofuels, medicine, and commodity chemical production.
Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.
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).