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Professor-turned-producer learns the movie biz

It's not every day that a research scientist and university professor gets to see his work on the silver screen. But in just a few months, Richard W. Siegel will get to watch his name scroll down the giant ...

dateSep 09, 2008 in Other
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New research shows potential for a male contraceptive

Researchers have known for more than half a century that sperm is able to fertilize an egg only after it has resided for a period of time in the female reproductive tract. Without this specific interaction ...

dateJun 09, 2009 in Other
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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, ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Biochemistry
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