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New Optical Lenses, Now Even Better

New Optical Lenses, Now Even Better

April 23, 2013

Researchers have applied a sophisticated imaging technique to obtain the first 3D, high-resolution pictures of a recently developed type of optical lenses.

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Tuning Tamoxifen Against Basal-like Breast Cancer

Tuning Tamoxifen Against Basal-like Breast Cancer

April 23, 2013

A powerful drug combination appears to selectively targets cancer cells while sparing normal cells; and it appears to cripple cancer stem cells.

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New Sensor Could Help Detect Asteroids Near Earth

New Sensor Could Help Detect Asteroids Near Earth

April 15, 2013

The Near Earth Object Camera (NEOCam) sensor is a new infrared-light detector to improve the performance and efficiency of the next generation of space-based asteroid-hunting telescopes.

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Student Team Wins an International da Vinci Award

Student Team Wins an International da Vinci Award

April 12, 2013

The five engineering students developed the MonoMano Cycling Control System, which enables riders to steer, brake, and shift gears on a recumbent tricycle with one hand.

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URMC Enrolling Patients to Test Live Pandemic Flu Vaccines

URMC Enrolling Patients to Test Live Pandemic Flu Vaccines

April 9, 2013

Infectious disease researchers at URMC will recruit 20 volunteers for a 12-day isolation research study testing live-virus bird flu vaccines.

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Some Stress Can Be Your Friend

Some Stress Can Be Your Friend

April 8, 2013

Rethink the way we view our shaky hands, pounding heart, and sweaty palms can help people perform better both mentally and physically.

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Student Innovators are Finalists for International da Vinci Award

Student Innovators are Finalists for International da Vinci Award

April 4, 2013

With the MonoMano system, a rider can steer, brake, and shift gears on a recumbent tricycle with one hand.

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EVENT: University Showcase Highlights Emerging Technologies

March 22, 2013

The half-day event is filled with poster presentations by university researchers showcasing their research, and industry and government representatives outlining their needs and resources.

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Physician Leads Effort to Craft National Heart Health Guidelines

Physician Leads Effort to Craft National Heart Health Guidelines

March 22, 2013

The AHA estimates that in 2010 $498 billion was spent on cardiovascular disease and stroke treatment, medication, and lost productivity.

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URMC Orthopaedics Ranks No. 1 in NIH Funding

March 18, 2013

Since 2000 the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation has consistently ranked among the top five NIH-funded musculoskeletal programs in the country.

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