Rensselaer Research Review
Rensselaer Research Review Spring 2007
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Unraveling Proteins Protein Protein
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Wilfredo Colón and Christopher Bystroff make a formidable research team, working together to better understand why proteins sometimes become trapped in a specific structure.  Full Article
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Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
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Wei Zhao:
Creating the Next Generation of Successful Scientists

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Wei Zhao is a world-renowned computer scientist and educator. Just a glance at his professional career and one understands why he was named dean of Rensselaer’s School of Science. But engage Zhao in conversation and you quickly understand that he brings a unique background and focused vision to the School of Science that extends far beyond that of a traditional administrator.  

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Exploring Nanodielectrics
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Research collaborators cross disciplines to explore the electrical insulating potential of this burgeoning new field.

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Exploring Nanodielectrics
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Adhesive “Nanoglue” Can
Bond Nearly Anything Together
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The new adhesive could impact everything from chip manufacturing to energy production.

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Inexpensive "Nanoglue" Can Bond Nearly Anything Together
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The World’s First
Ideal Anti-Reflection Coating
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Researchers have created the world’s first material that reflects virtually no light.

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The World's First Ideal Anti-Reflection Coating
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The Yin and Yang of Alzheimer’s
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Rensselaer researchers are challenging current thinking on the causes and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Yin and Yang of Alzheimer's Disease
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A Supervolcano’s
Ancient Secrets Revealed
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More than 760,000 years ago, searing ash rained from the skies, blanketing half the United States.

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A Supervolcano's Ancient Secrets Are Revealed
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Research Headlines
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Rensselaer, IBM, and
New York State Unveil New Supercomputing Center

From Silicon to the Sea: Managing Heat Aboard Modern Ships

When It Comes to Risk, Not All Nanomaterials Are Created Equal

Protecting the World from the Next Great Earthquake

Bacterium Could Treat PCBs Without the Need for Dredging

Controlling the Movement of Water Through Nanotube Membranes

Machine Learning Could Speed Up Radiation Therapy for Cancer Patients

Cholera Pathogen Reveals How Bacteria Generate Energy To Live

Quantum Biology: Powerful Computer Models Reveal Key Biological Mechanism

New Molecular Pathway Could Reveal How Cells Stick Together

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