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Monday Aug 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

Study: Lake George in good condition

The 30-year review of the popular Adirondack lake finds it in quote "remarkably good condition" despite pressures from development around its shoreline.

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Monday Aug 18 | Sonia Says

Making Old Bones New Again

"A new study from biomedical engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute demonstrates how the compound N-phenacylthiazolium bromide, or PTB, dissolves the sugary impurities within bone tissue that cause our femurs, fibulas, and other bones to become more fragile.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

A development company with strong ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is on the verge of transforming 27 foreclosed and deteriorating buildings that were used for student housing buildings.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rensselaer County, NY

Albany Times Union

Columbia Development rescues Troy student housing

House at 2172 14th St. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. This is one of 25 properties Columbia Development is going to buy on the edge of RPI's campus and they plan to ask for IDA tax breaks.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rensselaer County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Scarlet

Student researchers present key findings on beetle...

"Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets.

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Related Topix: Clark University, University of Florida, College of the Holy Cross, Whittier College

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Troy panel reviews former Campus Habitat student housing sites

The former Campus Habitat student housing properties that surround the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus are on the city Planning Commission agenda Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

The Jersey Journal

Financial Resources Federal Credit Union announces Lisa Brown of Ringoes as scholarship recipient

The 2014 Financial Resources FCU Foundation scholarship recipient, Lisa Brown of Ringoes, poses with Lena Matthews, president of the foundation and president and CEO of the Credit Union.

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Related Topix: Ringoes, NJ

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Pro Sound News

Meyer Sound Strengthens Constellation Team with Mac Johnson and Melody Parker

To build on the growing demand for Constellation acoustic systems, Meyer Sound has bolstered its team with the appointment of Mac Johnson to Constellation Program Manager and Melody Parker to Associate Acoustic Engineer.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, UC Berkeley

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Greene's body arrives at Dover Air Force Base Slain...

The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Command and General Staff College, US Army

Thu Aug 07, 2014

ProSoundWeb

Meyer Sound Strengthens Constellation Team With Mac Johnson & Melody Parker

To build on the growing demand for Constellation acoustic systems, Meyer Sound has bolstered its team with the appointment of Mac Johnson to Constellation program manager and Melody Parker to associate acoustic engineer.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, UC Berkeley

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Yield New Information...

SEM1 is an abundant component of freshly liquefied semen and forms amyloid fibrils capable of enhancing HIV infection."

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Emmy Advanced Media

NYU Undergrads Can Soon Major in Video Game Design

Starting in 2015, the NYU Game Center, a department within the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, has just announced they'll be offering bachelor of fine arts degrees in video game design.

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Albany Times Union

Schumer praises general slain in...

Sen. Charles Schumer during a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2014, at Wildwood Programs in Guilderland, N.Y., where he called for passage of a bill to create IRA-like savings accounts to help parents of disabled kinds save money for their care, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guilderland, NY, United States Military Academy

Business Journal

Sky Zone indoor trampoline park taking shape in Albany

A 60,000-square-foot warehouse being built on Simmons Lane in Menands, New York -- just north of Albany, off Interstate 787 -- will be partially leased to Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Menands, NY, Wynantskill, NY, Troy, NY

Albany Times Union

Cuomo orders flags at half staff for general from Albany killed in...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff Thursday in honor of Maj.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Stars and Stripes

US general killed in Afghanistan was key figure in training effort

The U.S. general who was shot and killed in an apparent "insider" attack in Kabul on Tuesday had served in the American military for more than three decades and was a key player in the current U.S. effort to stand up Afghan security forces.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Falls Church, VA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Newswise

AMOS at Rensselaer Ranks 43rd on List of World's Top 500 Supercomputers

Troy, N.Y. - The petascale supercomputing system at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute clocks in at a top peak processing speed of 1048.6 teraflops per second, making it the 43rd most powerful system in the world, according to the most recent TOP500 list.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Troy, NY, CPU

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Albany Times Union

The Buzz

Selleck played Thomas Magnum , the Ferrari-driving private investigator in "Magnum, P.I.," the popular TV show from the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, "Magnum, P.I.", Television, Drama, Magnum, P.I., Troy, NY

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Albany Times Union

Area colleges do well on Forbes lists

The latest Capital Region school to get recognition is Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, which placed 11th on Forbes magazine's list of the nation's most entrepreneurial colleges and universities, right behind Dartmouth and just ahead of Yale .

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Business Journal

Troy medical technology startup says it can help tame global viral crisis

Colleen Costello, founder of Vital Vio in Troy, New York, says her company has the opportunity to help quell outbreaks in the Middle East and Africa.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

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