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May 10, 2024 | 11:02 am

Rochester and Albany launch new Center of Excellence in RNA research

The joint venture between the University of Rochester and University at Albany will drive economic development through research and training.

topics: Center for RNA Biology, Department of Biology, Lynne Maquat, Medical Center, research funding, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Science & Technology
April 20, 2024 | 10:43 am

Research hub aims to unravel health effects of microplastic pollution

The Rochester-based center will let researchers to investigate the interactions between plastic pollution, the Great Lakes environment, and human health.

topics: Institute for Human Health and the Environment, Katrina Korfmacher, Medical Center, research funding, sustainability,
Science & Technology
April 19, 2024 | 10:31 am

Why do we blink so much?

Researchers find that blinking plays a pivotal role in processing visual information—adding to a growing body of evidence revising our conventional views of vision.

topics: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
April 15, 2024 | 01:16 pm

Are these newly found rare cells a missing link in color perception?

Rochester researchers harnessed adaptive optics to gain insight into the complex workings of the retina and its role in processing color.

topics: Center for Visual Science, Flaum Eye Institute, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Institute of Optics, Medical Center, research finding, Sara Patterson, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
March 21, 2024 | 03:56 pm

The science behind solar eclipse glasses

An optics professor explains how eclipse glasses protect your eyes from the sun’s light during an eclipse.

topics: Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Institute of Optics, James Zavislan,
Science & Technology
March 14, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Improved neuromonitoring could prevent brain injuries for patients on ECMO life support

Rochester researchers are developing multimodal, non-invasive ways to study the brain’s physiology and reduce neurological issues associated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy.

topics: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Imad Khan, Medical Center, Regine Choe, research funding,
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