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Post-surgery complications predict costly readmissions

Post-surgery complications predict costly readmissions

March 6, 2014

Predicting patients most likely to experience problems using a simple online tool may allow healthcare professionals to flag patients at high risk of readmission in real time.

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CompSci students help singers voice their vowels

CompSci students help singers voice their vowels

March 6, 2014

Voice students who want to perfect their vowel vocalizations can get help from a new simple, free application, developed by a group of computer science students, called “Vowel Shapes.”

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A colon you can walk through

A colon you can walk through

March 5, 2014

An inflatable 10-foot tall, 30-foot long Giant Colon makes a stop at Marketplace Mall this weekend to promote colon health.

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First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

March 5, 2014

Home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, researchers now have a better picture of the subterranean plumbing system that feeds the Galápagos volcanoes.

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Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

March 4, 2014

Scientists are uniquely applying specialized tests to suspected cases of myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as pre-leukemia.

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Distinguished alumnus Alejandro Zaffaroni dies

Distinguished alumnus Alejandro Zaffaroni dies

March 4, 2014

Dr. Zaffaroni was a visionary known for turning “impossible ideas” into products that still impact millions of people today.

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Male hormones may enhance female fertility

Male hormones may enhance female fertility

March 3, 2014

A new study suggests androgens help drive the development of follicles – which may in turn assist in aiding women undergoing fertility treatment.

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Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

February 26, 2014

Suxing Hu, senior scientist in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE)’s theory division, is recognized for his work in attosecond physics.

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Vaccine volunteers sought

Vaccine volunteers sought

February 24, 2014

Researchers are recruiting 20 healthy volunteers to test the safety, tolerability and immune response to an investigational vaccine against cytomegalovirus, a little-known but widespread herpes virus.

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Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

February 21, 2014

Kevin Doran, anchor for WROC-TV News 8, is inviting his audience to follow him through the process, in the hope that encouraging others can potentially save lives.

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