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Would you eat genetically modified food if you understood the science behind it?

Would you eat genetically modified food if you understood the science behind it?

May 24, 2019

The short answer is “yes,” according a new study from researchers in Rochester, Amsterdam and Wales, who set out to discover whether more information about genetically modified foods could change consumers’ attitudes.

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‘It broke our hearts’: Honoring alumni on Memorial Day

‘It broke our hearts’: Honoring alumni on Memorial Day

May 23, 2019

Members of the University of Rochester community have been part of  the US armed forces almost since the school was founded in 1850. And many have paid the ultimate price.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

May 20, 2019

At celebrations and ceremonies throughout Commencement weekend, graduates and their friends and families shared the joy and accomplishment of this exciting milestone for the Class of 2019.

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‘Exotic’ form of ice both solid and liquid

‘Exotic’ form of ice both solid and liquid

May 15, 2019

Using lasers at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, researchers have created a superionic water ice, identifying and recording the ice’s atomic structure for the first time and changing our understanding of ice giant planets like Uranus and Neptune.

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A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

April 14, 2019

Assistant professor Paula Doyle has gone from a Paris fashion house to the rain forests of Papua New Guinea to the operating room, where a challenging robotic surgery led to the invention of a novel surgical “flashlight.”

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Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

April 14, 2019

From a childhood spent tinkering in the Maine woods, associate professor of biomedical engineering Danielle Benoit is now the author or co-author of nine approved or pending patents, mostly focused on the targeted delivery of drug therapies.

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From a dancer’s form to freeform optics

From a dancer’s form to freeform optics

April 14, 2019

Jannick Rolland, director of the Center of Freeform Optics, has 35 patents to her name and is listed among the top women pioneers in augmented and virtual reality.

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Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

April 14, 2019

For teens who have lived with asthma their entire lives, Hyekyun Rhee wondered if the gadgets and apps teens love could help them stay on top of their symptoms and take control of their care.

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An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

April 12, 2019

For patients with vision loss after a stroke or brain injury, a simple therapy device developed by professor of ophthalmology Krystel Huxlin could help train the eye to see again.

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For chronic skin patients, a solution on a global scale

For chronic skin patients, a solution on a global scale

April 12, 2019

A skin patch developed by Rochester professor of dermatology Lisa Beck and her colleagues to treat a chronic skin condition could one day be used to deliver vaccines without the pain and expense of needles.

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