Outside the controlled confines of the lab bench, proteins quickly change structure, causing irreversible damage to their functionality and often safety.
Professor George Makhatadze and his colleagues detail a targeted strategy to substantially increase the thermodynamic stability of nearly any protein. Read More
The New York Center for Astrobiology has been launched with a $7.5 million grant from NASA. Based within the School of Science, the center investigates the origins of life on Earth and the conditions that lead to the formation of habitable planes.
The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) was launched by Rensselaer and the renowned architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Headquartered in Manhattan, CASE aims to redefine how we build sustainable cities and environments.
And Rensselaer will soon establish a new center devoted to bio-energy research. Researchers at the Baruch ’60 Center for Biochemical Solar Energy Research will develop the next generation of solar technology by studying plants, one of the most powerful energy converting machines in world.
Yuehua “Tony” Yu has developed a new method for harnessing the enormous potential of nanoparticles.
Researchers use streamlined polarization to significantly improve lighting performance and energy efficiency of Light Emitting Diodes.
Recent innovations in nanotechnology include increasing durability of composite frames, growing slimmer copper nanorods, and creating a new class of magnetic materials.
By inactivating a different part of the MMP enzyme, drugs could potentially target a tumor without the damaging side effects.
Students have developed an application for the iPhone that allows users to log, track, and manage their personal spending.
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