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Rochester leads novel research project on how the brain interprets motion

Rochester leads novel research project on how the brain interprets motion

September 2, 2020

Brain and cognitive scientists are leading an NIH-funded multi-university project that may have applications for disorders like schizophrenia and offer insights for artificial intelligence.

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Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

August 26, 2020

A Rochester team demonstrates a new way to control light as it moves through integrated circuits, paving a research avenue in communications, computing, and photonics research.

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Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

August 16, 2020

Rochester researchers help lead work to simulate pressures of white dwarf stars, work that may offer ideas for creating new materials on Earth.

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Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

August 10, 2020

The University is the host institution for a NSF-funded national collaboration to explore ‘revolutionary states of matter.’

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University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

July 29, 2020

In a collaboration with Rochester Regional Health, the Medical Center delivered the country’s first doses of a potential vaccine to volunteers in a final national trial before FDA approval.

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Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

July 24, 2020

Institute of Optics research sets record for shortest pulse for newly developed technology, work that has important applications in engineering and biomedicine.

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Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Themes of anxiety, depression, and fear of shortages emerge as Rochester researchers continue to mine social media as a reflection of the United States “in the moment.”

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New data about asteroid surfaces will help explorers touchdown safely

New data about asteroid surfaces will help explorers touchdown safely

July 17, 2020

Using sand, marbles, and mathematical modeling, Rochester researchers from across departments worked to improve the accuracy of data collected from the surfaces of asteroids.

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Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

July 16, 2020

Rochester biologists are exploring how coronavirus interacts with cellular proteins to cause COVID-19 under a priority NSF program.

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Engineers help volunteer group provide protective gear for caregivers

Engineers help volunteer group provide protective gear for caregivers

July 15, 2020

A University engineering team uses 3-D printers and laser cutters to make face shields as part of a community-wide effort to supply much-needed safety equipment.

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