After three days of feeding about 1,000 kilograms of ice into the melter, scientist Vasilii Petrenko and his team will have captured enough methane gas – about 25 micrograms – for one sample that they and their colleagues can analyze to detect the rare carbon-14 isotope.
The naked mole rat might not be known for its good looks, but this tiny rodent has turned into a cash cow for researchers.
Percolating since 2008, College Town aims to transform 14 acres owned by the University of Rochester into a 500,000-square-foot mixed-use development that will serve as a gateway to UR’s River Campus and medical center.
The Andes are the world’s second greatest mountain region and new research suggests that at least one portion of that region has been lying about its age. “The Puna and other Altiplano look similar, but they have different mechanisms,” said Carmala Garzione, professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester.
The typical six-month off-season may not be enough time for the brain to recover from the hundreds of hits that players sustain during the course of a football season, a new NFL Charities-funded study has found, putting players at greater risk of suffering head injuries the following season.
So the Best Translated Book Awards, organized by the University of Rochester, are especially sweet for the people who translate and publish such works. The 20 finalists include multiple works published by New Directions, the Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher Archipelago Books, and Zephyr Press of Brookline, Mass.
Ramen noodles have helped millions of students get through college. But only one may be able to claim they helped get him into college. Admissions counselors at the University of Rochester granted a Chinese high school student a spot in the Class of 2018 in part because of his passion for the dish.
Could movies actually help save your marriage? Ronald Rogge, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester says “Yes!” We dig into a study he co-authored to learn more about the impact of Hollywood films on marriages. And Highland Hospital is celebrating its 125th anniversary.