Believe it or not, playing this game could be a good treatment for lazy eye, according to preliminary research. At this year’s meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the University of Rochester’s Daphne Bavelier described her work on how video games affect the visual system.
The mystery behind how a spherical star can produce aspherical nebula may have been solved, according to a new study. “Most stars in the universe die this way,” says the study’s lead author, Professor Eric Blackman of the University of Rochester in New York.
Dr. Howard B. Beckman, a geriatrician at the University of Rochester, who studies physician payment incentives, said reimbursements for primary care doctors must be improved to attract more people into the field.
In fact, viewing and discussing about five sappy flicks a month can be as effective as more intensive couples therapy, according to Ronald Rogge, associate professor of psychology at the University of Rochester and lead author of the study.
“If someone is exposed (to a blast) and outwardly looks all right, what we don’t know is whether that blast is doing something to their brain, to their heart, to their lungs, to their liver, that is going to cause a problem down the line,” says Jeffrey Bazarian, a panelist and associate professor at the University of Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry.
Scientists say they’ve taken a key step toward harnessing nuclear fusion as a new way to generate power. The sign of bootstrapping is “really a wonderful result,” said fusion expert Robert McCrory of the University of Rochester, who was not involved in the research.
By John Covach, of the Institute for Popular Music at the University of Rochester. This month marks 50 years since The Beatles made landfall in America. Had it not been for a very fortuitous convergence of events, however, Beatlemania might never have erupted.