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Dube hits a ‘round-tripper’

For some stories, receiving coverage in the local newspaper is considered pretty good. Toss in additional coverage by one of the local TV stations and it’s regarded as especially good. Well, recently my colleague Will Dube hit a homerun with local coverage of a multidisciplinary engineering senior-design project known as “the smoking machine.” The device, more »

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Climate change: Science meeting new demands

Last time Matthew Stepp, guest blogger and RIT graduate student in public policy, discussed the growing scientific push for real solutions to the global warming issue. Today, Stepp outlines a number of projects that are attempting to address this increasingly essential environmental and social challenge. Even as science and politics feud with each other, the more »

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Climate change: When science meets politics

Matthew Stepp, an RIT graduate student in public policy, is researching the impacts of a variety of public policy options on transportation and greenhouse gas emissions through a project led by James Winebrake, chair of the department of science, technology and society/public policy. Today, in the first of two-part guest-blogger series, he discusses the current more »

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The true impact of smoking

Through my work at RIT, I often have the pleasure of publicizing work that is helping to improve medical care and ultimately save lives. For example, university researchers are currently seeking to enhance knowledge surrounding the impact of smoking on human health. The impacts of cigarette smoking are pretty well known at this point, from more »

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