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Engineers 'Cook' Promising New Heat-harvesting Nanomaterials In Microwave Oven
2011-09-30 03:48:31

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers create large marble-sized pellets of thermoelectric nanomaterials.

2011-07-19 14:33:19

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to harvest energy from flowing water.

2011-06-22 14:08:42

A new technique developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute allows researchers to collect large amounts of biochemical information from nanoscale bone samples.

2011-05-27 08:30:00

University's Pair of World-Class Research Centers Investigate the "Whys and Hows" of Lighting TROY, N.Y., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighting technology touches nearly everything we do--from illuminating our homes and workplaces, to making a left turn at an intersection, or snapping a photo with a cell phone.

2011-05-26 21:20:17

Thirty-eight million years ago, tropical jungles thrived in what are now the cornfields of the American Midwest and furry marsupials wandered temperate forests in what is now the frozen Antarctic.

2011-04-29 08:30:00

Leading Worldwide Health and Wellness Expert and U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin Will Speak at 205th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement May 28 Samuel F. Heffner, Retired Rensselaer Board of Trustees Member and Chairman, and G.

2011-04-29 08:15:00

TROY, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Augmented Reality, Microsoft Kinect, mobile apps, and so-called "serious games" are all part of GameFest 2011, to be held May 6-7 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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2011-04-13 13:00:00

A team of researchers have increased the toughness of ceramic composites by using graphene reinforcements that enable new fracture resistance mechanisms in the ceramic.

2011-04-06 23:18:10

Proteins are critically important to life and the human body.


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