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Road Salt Might Make Frogs More Vulnerable To DiseaseMay 14, 2020 -
Rick Relyea, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who has studied the impact of salt on a number of freshwater animals, said road salt flew under the radar of scientists for a long time. He said roads have been salted for the past 60 years, but the effect of the salt on ecosystems has only really been studied in the past decade.
RPI model: Capital Region coronavirus cases could peak in late May, early JuneApril 20, 2020 -
A Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researcher has developed a model that shows the number of coronavirus cases in the Capital Region peaking anywhere from May 9 through mid-June, depending on how many people stay home and how quickly serious cases climb.
Is It a Video Game—or a Better Way to Learn Foreign Languages?July 18, 2019 -