Latest Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Stories

2009-11-13 08:46:19

Novel nanomaterials developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are scheduled to blast off into orbit on November 16 aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis.

2009-09-03 23:30:00

New study shows striking similarity in the evolution of brains, cities.

2009-07-10 15:32:27

The largest earthquake simulation ever performed on a wood building could yield data on how to protect homes and apartments, U.S.

2009-07-01 21:45:00

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?

2009-05-20 07:04:04

What happens if the next big influenza mutation proves resistant to the available anti-viral drugs?

2009-05-08 14:42:00

TROY, N.Y., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 10 years, Mark Wentland, professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, led a Rensselaer team in the discovery of a family of novel opioid receptor compounds with the potential to treat nervous system disorders and addiction.

2009-04-29 08:00:00

University of Missouri and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Honored for Transformation of Spend Management Practices through a More Strategic Approach to Procurement CARY, N.C., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., is proud to announce that two of the company's customers have been honored with the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) 2009 Excellence in Procurement Award for their vision and leadership transforming the procurement operations at their universities into...

2009-04-14 08:10:00

The speed at which heat moves between two materials touching each other is a potent indicator of how strongly they are bonded to each other, according to a new study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

2009-03-27 08:25:00

A new research discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could lead to tougher, more durable composite frames for aircraft, watercraft, and automobiles.

2009-03-20 08:18:10

A new study answers a key question at the very heart of nanotechnology: Why are nanorods so small?

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