Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

Bob Marcotte

rss feed

Bob Marcotte's Latest Posts

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

October 22, 2020

Breakthrough by international optics team reveals how proteins behave in 3D, enabling new insights into cell behavior and disease progression

Continue Reading

Room-temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

Room-temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

October 14, 2020

University physical scientists synthesize new superconducting material, developing a process that may help ‘break down barriers and open the door to many potential applications.’

Continue Reading

Imaging the secret lives of immune cells in the eye

Imaging the secret lives of immune cells in the eye

October 7, 2020

Rochester researchers combine videography and artificial intelligence to track the interactions of microscopic immune cells in a living eye without dyes or damage, a first for imaging science.

Continue Reading

Quick COVID-detecting nasal swab card, tested at URMC, is approved for use

Quick COVID-detecting nasal swab card, tested at URMC, is approved for use

September 23, 2020

Evaluated in a clinical trial at the Medical Center, a $5 diagnostic test that quickly detects COVID-19 has received FDA approval for use by health care providers.

Continue Reading

Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

September 23, 2020

Work shows the innovative fiber—made of seven capillaries surrounding a hollow core—may be a promising platform for quantum information processing and other applications.

Continue Reading

Underrepresented populations suffer most from COVID-19 in nursing homes, assisted living communities

Underrepresented populations suffer most from COVID-19 in nursing homes, assisted living communities

September 22, 2020

Disparities in the number of cases and the number of deaths suggest that long-standing, fundamental inequalities in nursing homes are being “exacerbated by the pandemic,” Medical Center studies indicate.

Continue Reading

Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

August 26, 2020

A Rochester team demonstrates a new way to control light as it moves through integrated circuits, paving a research avenue in communications, computing, and photonics research.

Continue Reading

Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

August 16, 2020

Nonprofit research and educational foundation highlights “demonstrated leadership in applying results to laser facilities.”

Continue Reading

Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

August 16, 2020

Rochester researchers help lead work to simulate pressures of white dwarf stars, work that may offer ideas for creating new materials on Earth.

Continue Reading

Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

August 10, 2020

The University is the host institution for a NSF-funded national collaboration to explore ‘revolutionary states of matter.’

Continue Reading