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UR scientist named Beckman-Argyros Award recipient

UR scientist named Beckman-Argyros Award recipient

August 13, 2015

University of Rochester scientist David Williams has been named the 2015 recipient of the Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research.

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David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award in vision research

David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award in vision research

August 13, 2015

Professor David Williams, an expert on human vision, pioneered the use of adaptive optics technologies for vision applications.

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Babies make predictions, too

Babies make predictions, too

August 12, 2015

In a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Richard Aslin of the University of Rochester and colleagues report on a new study of 6-month-old babies’ brain activity. (subscription)

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Menopause infographic: brain fog

Menopause infographic: brain fog

August 11, 2015

It’s not in your head: Menopausal memory loss is real. Many menopausal women have trouble with working memory, as well as keeping themselves focused.

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FDA approves tool for diagnosing dementia in a doctor’s office

FDA approves tool for diagnosing dementia in a doctor’s office

August 10, 2015

A small company started by a neuroscientist at the University of Rochester has moved closer to providing doctors with a simple, computer-based tool to help detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

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Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

August 8, 2015

The venues range from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre to private homes. “We are always talking about Rochester having these very secret wonders that happen,” says Barbara Jones.

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The sleep position that best protects against Alzheimer’s

The sleep position that best protects against Alzheimer’s

August 7, 2015

Researchers say that sleeping on your side is best when it comes to your brain’s nighttime processes for clearing out waste and harmful chemicals.

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Social life in youth may impact health decades later

Social life in youth may impact health decades later

August 6, 2015

Having good social connections at age 20 can lead to improved well-being later in life, a new study suggests.

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Ancient crystals show Earth’s magnetic field switched on early

Ancient crystals show Earth’s magnetic field switched on early

August 5, 2015

To probe the origin of Earth’s magnetism, a team led by John Tarduno retrieved rock samples from the Jack Hills in Western Australia – home to some of the oldest rocks on the planet.

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Seligman’s very big plan for the very big deal

Seligman’s very big plan for the very big deal

August 4, 2015

This city has gone through a stunning loss of industrial jobs, so it’s not surprising that the photonics institute announcement dominated the news last week.

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