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Laser Lab scientist honored for fusion and plasma research

Laser Lab scientist honored for fusion and plasma research

January 14, 2021

Dustin Froula received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, one of the most respected awards given by the US Department of Energy, for his research.

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COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

December 14, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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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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Rochester researchers uncover key clues about the solar system’s history

Rochester researchers uncover key clues about the solar system’s history

December 4, 2020

Researchers have used magnetism to determine, for the first time, when asteroids that are rich in water and amino acids first arrived in the inner solar system.

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Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

November 17, 2020

The test, developed by Rochester undergraduate students in the biological sciences, would eliminate the need for surgery to diagnose the painful condition.

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Nobel Prize laureate remembered for groundbreaking research on neutrinos

Nobel Prize laureate remembered for groundbreaking research on neutrinos

November 13, 2020

Rochester graduate Masatoshi Koshiba ’55 (PhD), who died November 12, received the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for detecting and measuring subatomic particles known as neutrinos.

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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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Building a quantum network one node at a time

Building a quantum network one node at a time

November 3, 2020

New research demonstrates a way to use quantum properties of light to transmit information, a key step on the path to the next generation of computing and communications systems.

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University expands access to OMEGA EP laser with Energy Department’s LaserNetUS initiative

University expands access to OMEGA EP laser with Energy Department’s LaserNetUS initiative

October 28, 2020

The Department of Energy funding, distributed to the Laser Lab and other LaserNetUS institutions, will provide beamtime for researchers across the globe to conduct laser experiments using network facilities.

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Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

October 22, 2020

Breakthrough by international optics team reveals how proteins behave in 3D, enabling new insights into cell behavior and disease progression

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