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How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

May 2, 2022

Rochester researchers have developed a new “counterfactual” method to verify predictions of drug safety.

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Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

April 27, 2022

Using a large, nationwide sample, Rochester researchers looked at the impact that environmental and social risk factors can have during childhood.

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Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

April 12, 2022

“Our findings indicate that drilling near an infant’s public water source yields poorer birth outcomes and more fracking-related contaminants in public drinking water,” says Rochester’s Elaine Hill.

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Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

April 12, 2022

National Science Foundation director Sethuraman Panchanathan, accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Joseph Morelle, tours University facilities including the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

April 8, 2022

A new study out of the University of Rochester shows that data collected from your acquaintances and even strangers can predict your location.

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The brain processes smells in two artful ways

The brain processes smells in two artful ways

April 4, 2022

A computer model devised by Rochester neuroscientists suggests that the brain can represent smells both like a painting and a symphony.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Thomas Ferbel remembered as inspiring mentor and distinguished particle physicist

Thomas Ferbel remembered as inspiring mentor and distinguished particle physicist

March 24, 2022

The long-time Rochester physics professor, who died in March, studied the building blocks of matter and the nature of quarks.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics represented at White House summit on fusion energy

Laboratory for Laser Energetics represented at White House summit on fusion energy

March 22, 2022

LLE Director Michael Campbell joined national stakeholders to discuss the development and commercialization of fusion as a safe, clean, reliable energy source.

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Researchers continue to confront major hurdles in quantum computing

Researchers continue to confront major hurdles in quantum computing

March 21, 2022

With new insights on the problem of noise in quantum computing, Rochester researchers make major strides in improving the transfer of information in quantum systems.

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