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Jiebo Luo and Yu Wang did not set out to predict who would win the 2016 U.S. presidential election. However, their exhaustive, 14-month study of each candidate’s Twitter followers offers some tantalizing clues as to why the race turned out the way it did: the more Donald Trump tweeted, the faster his following grew, even after he sparked controversies; and more of Hillary Clinton’s “un-followers” were women.
University researchers show that primates — like humans — have the ability to distinguish between large and small quantities of objects, irrespective of the surface area those objects occupy.
A new study from researchers at the UR Medicine Sports Concussion Clinic suggests that elevated levels of the brain protein tau may serve as a marker to help physicians determine an athlete’s readiness to return to the game.
Researchers at the Rochester Medical Center are the first to be able to make out the individual cells at the back of the eye that are implicated in vision loss in diseases like glaucoma. They hope their revolutionary new technique could prevent vision loss via earlier diagnosis and treatment for these diseases.
The largest study to date of memory and cognition problems related to chemotherapy shows that women with breast cancer report substantial issues lasting as long as six months after treatment.