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Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

September 27, 2022

The new imaging system developed by Michael Giacomelli, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and of optics, uses two-photon fluorescence microscopy (TPFM).

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How do magnetic fields affect star formation and high-energy-density lab experiments?

How do magnetic fields affect star formation and high-energy-density lab experiments?

September 19, 2022

Rochester researchers hope to explain how the fields occur in plasma instabilities

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Institute of Optics aims for 50 percent increase in faculty

Institute of Optics aims for 50 percent increase in faculty

September 18, 2022

A $12 million challenge fund presents an opportunity to increase the program’s prominence at a critical time for the optics field.

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Rochester researchers go ‘outside the box’ to delineate major ocean currents

Rochester researchers go ‘outside the box’ to delineate major ocean currents

September 15, 2022

For the first time, University researchers have quantified the energy of ocean currents larger than 1,000 kilometers.

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CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

August 31, 2022

Six Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most esteemed recognition for early-career faculty members.

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Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

July 28, 2022

Rochester researchers will cut through excess data to speed the search for new materials.

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Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

Performance under pressure at NASA’s Lunabotics competition

June 17, 2022

Rochester undergraduate students banded together to overcome multiple crises while fielding their robot on a simulated lunar surface at Kennedy Space Center.

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Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

May 27, 2022

Compared to long, tedious hours of scanning by undergraduates, a breakthrough technology can detect monolayers with 99.9 percent accuracy—in far less time and at a fraction of the cost.

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How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

May 2, 2022

Rochester researchers have developed a new “counterfactual” method to verify predictions of drug safety.

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Senior engineering students show their work

Senior engineering students show their work

May 2, 2022

The University of Rochester’s Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences hosted its annual Senior Design Day for teams of graduating students to showcase their capstone projects.

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