Building a Better Perotein
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Outside the controlled confines of the lab bench, proteins quickly change structure, causing irreversible damage to their functionality and often safety.

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Professor George Makhatadze and his colleagues detail a targeted strategy to substantially increase the thermodynamic stability of nearly any protein. Read More

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Undergraduate Research at Rensselaer
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Student Developer of “G-gels” Wins Lemelson-Rensselaer Prize
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* Yuehua “Tony” Yu has developed a new method for harnessing the enormous potential of nanoparticles. *
 Student Developer of "G-gels" Wins Lemelson Prize
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New LED Drops the "Droop"
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* Researchers use streamlined polarization to significantly improve lighting performance and energy efficiency of Light Emitting Diodes. *
New LED drops the "Droop"
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Advancements in Nanotechnology
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* Recent innovations in nanotechnology include increasing durability of composite frames, growing slimmer copper nanorods, and creating a new class of magnetic materials. *
New LED Drops the "Droop"
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Researchers Identify Protein Domain Linked to Tumor Progression
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* By inactivating a different part of the MMP enzyme, drugs could potentially target a tumor without the damaging side effects. *
Destroying Anthrax Toxin and Other Harmful Proteins
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Student Open Source Software Brings Personal Finance to the iPhone
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* Students have developed an application for the iPhone that allows users to log, track, and manage their personal spending. *
Student Open Source Software Brings Personal Finance to the iPhone
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