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Rochester Big Data Forum 2013

October 15, 2013

The second Big Data Forum will bring together leading experts in big data analytics and its applications all day, starting at 8:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 18.

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Master’s students receive Iberdrola Scholarships

Master’s students receive Iberdrola Scholarships

October 15, 2013

The Iberdrola scholarship program supports graduate studies in renewable energy, environmental protection, climate change and energy efficiency.

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Kieburtz to Oversee URMC Clinical Research

Kieburtz to Oversee URMC Clinical Research

August 8, 2013

Karl Kieburtz, the Robert J. Joynt Professor in Neurology, is the director of the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET), a position he will retain.

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Tracking Tweets to Enhance Food Safety

Tracking Tweets to Enhance Food Safety

August 8, 2013

The system combines machine-learning and crowdsourcing techniques to analyze millions of tweets to find people reporting food poisoning symptoms following a restaurant visit.

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Cardiac Therapy to be Tested in Asia

Cardiac Therapy to be Tested in Asia

August 6, 2013

A device that improves the mechanical pumping action of the heart is to be tested for the first time in Asian patients with non-coronary heart disease.

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Restored Research Funding Requested

Restored Research Funding Requested

July 31, 2013

President Joel Seligman joined 165 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.”

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New Partnership Advances Freeform Optics

New Partnership Advances Freeform Optics

July 31, 2013

Freeform optics could transform 21st century optical science, allowing for a wider range of shapes for lenses and mirrors, which in turn may revolutionize mobile displays, LED lighting, remote sensing devices and astronomical instrumentation.

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Study Clarifies Surgical Options for Kidney Cancer

Study Clarifies Surgical Options for Kidney Cancer

July 24, 2013

Researchers compared the incidence of kidney dysfunction and disease among two groups: people treated with a partial nephrectomy and patients who had a radical nephrectomy.

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Mercury Exposure, Autism-like Behaviors Delinked

Mercury Exposure, Autism-like Behaviors Delinked

July 23, 2013

The debate over fish consumption has long created a dilemma for expecting mothers and physicians.

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Mutations Behind Many Congenital Heart Defects

Mutations Behind Many Congenital Heart Defects

July 23, 2013

Until now, scientists have understood little about the origin and development of congenital heart disease. URMC is one of 11 major medical centers contributing to the finding.

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