A team of University and Adobe researchers is outperforming other approaches to creating computer-generated image captions in an international competition. The key to their winning approach? Thinking about words – what they mean and how they fit in a sentence structure – just as much as thinking about the image itself.
Compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids—like those found in salmon—might be the key to helping the body combat COPD-related lung infections, according to researchers at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. (CC BY-SA 4.0 photo / Marco Almbauer)
Ed Foster, a physician from Elmira, is the first person in upstate New York to receive an innovative new therapy at Wilmot Cancer Institute that involves engineering a patient’s own immune cells to attack cancer.
Cells normally associated with protecting the brain from infection may also play an important role in rewiring the connections between nerve cells, helping to explain diseases like autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, and dementia.
David Cameron, a visiting scientist in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has discovered a new comet – the first to be discovered by an astronomer associated with the University or with the Rochester area in over a century, his colleagues believe.
LaRon Nelson is among a select group of researchers, program directors and community leaders invited to participate in a White House symposium focused on reducing the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.
A Wilmot Cancer Institute investigator discovered a gene that’s required for the initiation of melanoma and the growth of disseminated melanoma cancer cells in the lungs.
Deborah Cory-Slechta, acting chair of the Medical Center’s Department of Environmental Medicine, is the lead author of the latest national Institute of Medicine report on Gulf War illness.