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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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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

March 22, 2021

Since last July, the University of Rochester Medical Center has been a leader in the US national clinical trials for the COVID vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford.

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Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

March 20, 2021

The Medical Center will take part in a phase 2/3 vaccine trial in collaboration with Moderna to test the COVID-19 vaccine in healthy children aged 6 months to 12 years.

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New coronavirus vaccine study seeks to ‘boost’ immune response

New coronavirus vaccine study seeks to ‘boost’ immune response

February 26, 2021

A new clinical trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

February 22, 2021

A study by University of Rochester psychologists finds some positive results for the new approach.

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Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

February 22, 2021

A multidisciplinary collaboration will create a new light-sheet microscope on campus, allowing 3-D imaging of complex cellular structures.

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Attention, at-home bakers: Three surprising things you might not know about yeast

Attention, at-home bakers: Three surprising things you might not know about yeast

February 18, 2021

Rochester biologist Justin Fay studies the complex ancestry of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, also known as baker’s or brewer’s yeast.

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Rochester brain and cognitive sciences researchers receive national recognition

Rochester brain and cognitive sciences researchers receive national recognition

February 16, 2021

Assistant professors Martina Poletti and Manuel Gomez-Ramirez have received Sloan Awards for their research on how the brain perceives the world.

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New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

February 12, 2021

Medical Center researchers find that breastfeeding women with COVID-19 do not transmit the virus through their milk, but do confer milk-borne antibodies.

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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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