Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researchers develop MRSA-killing paint

Building on an enzyme found in nature, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a nanoscale coating for surgical equipment, hospital walls, and other surfaces which safely eradicates methicillin ...

Aug 16, 2010
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Research offers clues to Alzheimer's disease

An organic compound found in red wine - resveratrol - has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, ...

Jun 22, 2010
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