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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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New Cancer Imaging Technology Shows Promise

New Cancer Imaging Technology Shows Promise

July 18, 2013

A new imaging technology that combines ultrasound and laser technologies has been shown to be highly effective in identifying prostate cancer

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Madagascar No Longer an Evolutionary Hotspot

Madagascar No Longer an Evolutionary Hotspot

July 10, 2013

Daniel Scantlebury calls Madagascar “an ideal evolutionary laboratory” for studying species formation because it has long been isolated and geologically stable relative to other regions.

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Friedman Honored in Beijing

July 2, 2013

Eby Friedman, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was honored for a career of consistent, exceptional, and original technical contributions in circuits and electrical systems.

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URMC Researcher Awarded Novartis Prize

July 1, 2013

The prize was awarded for Tim Mosmann and Robert Coffman’s research on how the body responds to different invaders.

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Brain’s ‘Garbage Truck’ May Hold Key to Alzheimer’s

Brain’s ‘Garbage Truck’ May Hold Key to Alzheimer’s

June 27, 2013

Researchers point to a newly discovered system by which the brain removes waste as a potentially powerful new tool to treat neurological disorders.

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