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2014-10-17 08:22:17

State-Of-The-Art Data Visualization Laboratory To Be Unveiled October 17 at Darrin Fresh Water Institute BOLTON LANDING, N.Y., Oct.

2014-01-14 11:02:20

A team including researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered that a specific gene may play a major role in the development of a life-threatening birth defect called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or CDH, which affects approximately one out of every 3,000 live births.

2014-01-13 10:21:10

New research, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researcher Chunyu Wang, has solved one mystery in the development of Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD), a genetic variant of the disease that affects a small fraction of the Alzheimer’s population.

2013-05-22 23:14:29

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new

2013-05-13 23:20:59

The second annual Excelsior College gaming symposium will feature academics and gaming and educational technology thought leaders from across the United States.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]