RSSScience & Technology

Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

June 19, 2013

The biologists’ focus on high molecular weight hyaluronan (HMW-HA) began after they noticed that a gooey substance in the naked mole rat culture was clogging the vacuum pumps and tubing.

Continue Reading

Quantum Optics Leaders Convene in Rochester

Quantum Optics Leaders Convene in Rochester

June 17, 2013

Two hundred physics and optics researchers from 20 countries worldwide have come together at the University of Rochester this week for the Tenth Rochester Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics.

Continue Reading

How To Hide a Boy – or Maybe a Satellite

How To Hide a Boy – or Maybe a Satellite

June 7, 2013

With the help of his 14 year-old son, Benjamin, John Howell built three simple but surprisingly effective optical cloaking devices with inexpensive, off-the-shelf materials.

Continue Reading

Brain Cells Lost to Huntington’s Disease Regenerated

Brain Cells Lost to Huntington’s Disease Regenerated

June 6, 2013

Scientists used a modified virus to infect target cells in the brains of affected mice, and trigger the sustained over-expression of proteins which, in turn, activated the neighboring neural stem cells to produce neurons.

Continue Reading

Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

June 4, 2013

Researchers put down their beakers and syringes in favor of pitchers of lemonade—in the spirit of the little girl who made it all possible.

Continue Reading

Genetic Signature of a Brain Cancer ID’d

Genetic Signature of a Brain Cancer ID’d

June 3, 2013

Using human tissue samples representing the three principal stages of the cancer, the researchers were able to identify and isolate the cancer-inducing stem cells.

Continue Reading

URMC Launches Diabetic Eye-Care Outreach Program

URMC Launches Diabetic Eye-Care Outreach Program

May 29, 2013

The Greater Rochester Health Foundation awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant to support Rochester Area Tele-I-Care, a pilot telemedicine program.

Continue Reading

URMC Honored for Stroke, Cardiac Programs

URMC Honored for Stroke, Cardiac Programs

May 28, 2013

This is the fourth consecutive year that Strong Memorial Hospital has received the AHA/ASA Get With The Guidelines program’s highest honor, the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Continue Reading

Wilmot Adds Cancer Survivorship Program

Wilmot Adds Cancer Survivorship Program

May 28, 2013

The program offered by Wilmot Cancer Center will serve as the next step in a patient’s care once they have completed cancer treatment.

Continue Reading

Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

May 20, 2013

Gastroenterologists at URMC have been using an innovative technology to detect precancerous cells and prevent progression of esophageal adenocarcinoma – the fastest growing form of cancer in the U.S.

Continue Reading

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE