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

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

March 30, 2021

In a pair of studies, University physical scientists synthesized new superconducting materials, developing processes that may help ‘open the door to many potential applications.’

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First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

March 29, 2021

Rochester researchers’ breakthrough could lead to patient-specific treatments for age-related macular degeneration, which leads to a loss of central vision.

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Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

February 11, 2021

Internationally recognized pioneer in vision science and its applications is named the next director of one of the University’s most highly regarded research centers.

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An optical coating like no other

An optical coating like no other

February 4, 2021

Researchers in the Institute of Optics have developed a new class of optical coatings, Fano Resonance Optical Coatings, that can both reflect and transmit the same wavelength simultaneously.

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Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

January 6, 2021

Researchers in Rochester are developing a “completely new diagnostic platform” that could prove to be a valuable clinical tool for detecting exposure to multiple viruses from a single drop of blood.

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Can social networks help us be more creative?

Can social networks help us be more creative?

December 9, 2020

Our interactions on social media could encourage new ways of thinking and different perspectives, if creativity was considered part of the network’s algorithms, say Rochester researchers.

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Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2020

The director of the Center for Freeform Optics holds more than 50 patents and is considered a pioneer in optical applications in augmented and virtual reality.

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New exhibit highlights women who changed the world

New exhibit highlights women who changed the world

December 2, 2020

A Rochester Museum & Science Center exhibit includes nine women with connections to the University.

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Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

November 24, 2020

James Allen, professor in the Department of Computer Science, is being recognized for his “broad contributions to artificial intelligence and natural language understanding.”

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‘Organ on a chip’ is the wave of the future

‘Organ on a chip’ is the wave of the future

November 9, 2020

Rochester researchers are building technology to predict the course of tendon injuries—a form of personalized medicine that will lead to more effective treatments.

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