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Adrian Melissinos remembered as a pathbreaking particle physicist, mentor

Adrian Melissinos remembered as a pathbreaking particle physicist, mentor

August 5, 2022

The long-time Rochester physics professor emeritus studied the mysteries surrounding dark matter and other phenomena in particle physics.

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How did Earth avoid a Mars-like fate? Ancient rocks hold clues

How did Earth avoid a Mars-like fate? Ancient rocks hold clues

July 25, 2022

New paleomagnetic research suggests Earth’s solid inner core formed 550 million years ago and restored our planet’s magnetic field.

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Federal government representatives tour the Laser Lab

Federal government representatives tour the Laser Lab

July 8, 2022

Jill Hruby, undersecretary for nuclear security of the US Department of Energy (DOE) and administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); US Rep. Joseph Morelle; and representatives from the offices of US Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Laboratory for Laser Energetics to meet with researchers and students.

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In an underground mine in South Dakota, researchers unravel mysteries of dark matter

In an underground mine in South Dakota, researchers unravel mysteries of dark matter

July 7, 2022

The digital electronics designed, developed, and installed by Rochester researchers are an integral part of the world’s most powerful dark matter detector, now in operation at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.

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‘Supergene’ wreaks havoc in a genome

‘Supergene’ wreaks havoc in a genome

July 6, 2022

Rochester biologists have for the first time used population genomics to study a selfish ‘supergene’ known as Segregation Distorter (SD) that skews genetic inheritance.

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Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

June 21, 2022

A multidisciplinary team from Arts, Sciences & Engineering and River Campus Libraries builds a virtual reality replica of Kodak Hall to be used in studies of how the brain processes light and sound.

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How the brain interprets motion while in motion

How the brain interprets motion while in motion

June 13, 2022

New findings about how the brain interprets sensory information may have applications for treating brain disorders and designing artificial intelligence.

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Play a Bach duet with an AI counterpoint

Play a Bach duet with an AI counterpoint

June 8, 2022

BachDuet, developed by University of Rochester researchers, allows users to improvise duets with an artificial intelligence partner.

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Gene regulation may hold clue to longer life

Gene regulation may hold clue to longer life

May 26, 2022

Rochester biologists who study the genetics of lifespan suggest new targets to combat aging and age-related diseases.

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Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

May 18, 2022

A leader in science and innovation, Deeney brings to the role his extensive experience running complex operations.

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