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Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world

Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world

June 19, 2020

Rochester physicists are exploring new ways of creating quantum-mechanical interactions between distant electrons. The research marks an important advance in quantum computing.

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Does intelligent life exist on other planets? Technosignatures may hold new clues

Does intelligent life exist on other planets? Technosignatures may hold new clues

June 18, 2020

Adam Frank, professor of physics and astronomy, is searching for “technosignatures,” or the physical and chemical traces of advanced civilizations, among the 4,000 or so exoplanets scientists have found so far.

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Laser Lab accepted into American Physical Society’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance

Laser Lab accepted into American Physical Society’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance

June 17, 2020

The University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics has joined the American Physical Society’s IDEA initiative, a new program to increase workforce diversity in physics departments and laboratories.

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Study: Neurons can shift how they process information about motion

Study: Neurons can shift how they process information about motion

June 15, 2020

New Rochester research indicates some neurons can shift to process information about movement depending on the brain’s current frame of reference.

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How Dr. Chat Bot evolved into a regionwide COVID-19 tracking tool

How Dr. Chat Bot evolved into a regionwide COVID-19 tracking tool

June 11, 2020

Members of an innovative technology and mobile applications lab at the Medical Center worked overtime to develop a state-of-the-art tool to help monitor the spread of coronavirus.

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Rochester researchers unlock clues to a dramatic chapter of Earth’s geological history

Rochester researchers unlock clues to a dramatic chapter of Earth’s geological history

June 10, 2020

New Rochester research indicates that the global glaciation period known as Snowball Earth began earlier than previously thought, work that adds to the understanding of how the planet’s climate changes.

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Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

June 2, 2020

The Medical Center is one of only a few dozen sites selected to take part in two national clinical trials to evaluate whether hydroxychloroquine can keep COVID-19 patients alive and out of the hospital.

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‘Time is vision’ after a stroke

‘Time is vision’ after a stroke

May 27, 2020

A person who has a stroke that causes vision loss is often told there is nothing they can do to improve or regain the vision they have lost. A new study offers hope for stroke patients who have suffered vision loss—provided their treatment begins early.

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Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

May 20, 2020

Strong Memorial Hospital reaches a milestone as organ transplant surgeries continue to take place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Computational scientists win a National Science Foundation grant to develop a tool to provide accurate, timely information to local-level policymakers monitoring the spread of COVID-19.

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