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Researchers Discover Mayans Used Tobacco
2012-01-12 06:24:24

A recent discovery by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University at Albany proves the Ancient Mayans used tobacco.

2011-12-10 02:07:42

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to design antibodies aimed at combating disease.

Scientists Make Key Discovery About Early Earth's Atmosphere
2011-12-01 04:55:26

Scientists in the New York Center for Astrobiology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have used the oldest minerals on Earth to reconstruct the atmospheric conditions present on Earth very soon after its birth.

Foiling The Plan Of A Cyberbully
2011-11-28 05:20:07

Recent, highly-publicized cases of online bullying, or cyberbullying, are getting considerable attention from parents, teachers, school administrators and academic experts, along with state and federal agencies, who are seeking effective prevention.

Researching Graphene Nanoelectronics For A Post-silicon World
2011-11-10 13:47:09

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers use supercomputer to study effects of stacking graphene nanoribbons.

Sweet Spots For The Formation Of Complex Organic Molecules In The Galaxy
2011-11-03 04:54:28

Scientists within the New York Center for Astrobiology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have compiled years of research to help locate areas in outer space that have extreme potential for complex organic molecule formation.

2011-10-11 14:04:40

DNA and protein sequencing have forever transformed science, medicine, and society.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.