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Earn a Master’s in Photo Preservation

Earn a Master’s in Photo Preservation

December 4, 2013

The University and George Eastman House is jointly offering a new master’s degree in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management (PPCM).

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Using 3D Digital Archeology to Preserve Cultural Heritage

Using 3D Digital Archeology to Preserve Cultural Heritage

December 2, 2013

Researchers will outline current work and cutting-edge applications in virtual archaeology and the digital humanities.

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New Brain Device Counteracts Epileptic Seizures

New Brain Device Counteracts Epileptic Seizures

December 2, 2013

URMC was one of only 28 sites in the country to conduct clinical trials of a new implantable medical device, called the Responsive Neurostimulator System (RNS).

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Secret to Peanut-Shaped Star Orbits Peeled Away

Secret to Peanut-Shaped Star Orbits Peeled Away

November 27, 2013

Alice Quillen, professor of astronomy, and collaborators have created a mathematical model of what might be happening at the center of the Milky Way.

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Inaugural Optics Professorship Recipient Named

Inaugural Optics Professorship Recipient Named

November 19, 2013

Professor Govind Agrawal, a world leader in optical communications, is the first recipient of the Dr. James C. Wyant Professorship in Optics.

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Drug Shows Promise Treating Liver Failure-Related Seizures

Drug Shows Promise Treating Liver Failure-Related Seizures

November 17, 2013

Elevated levels of ammonia in the blood overwhelm the brain’s defenses. Bumetanide – a diuretic drug – can restore normal electrical activity in the brains of mice with the condition.

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Menstrual Cycle Influences Concussion Outcomes

Menstrual Cycle Influences Concussion Outcomes

November 13, 2013

If a woman suffers a concussion in the premenstrual phase when progesterone levels are naturally high, an abrupt drop in progesterone after injury produces a kind of withdrawal.

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Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

November 8, 2013

The study tested the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy, a short-term depression treatment that has worked with more advantaged populations. The comparison was clear: home-based, interpersonal psychotherapy lifted depression much more effectively than standard care.

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‘Seeing’ in the Dark

‘Seeing’ in the Dark

October 31, 2013

The eerie ability to see our hand in the dark suggests that the brain combines information from different senses to create perceptions.

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First Results from Dark Matter Detector Announced

First Results from Dark Matter Detector Announced

October 30, 2013

A mile underground in the Black Hills of South Dakota, a new experiment named LUX has proven itself the most sensitive dark matter detector in the world.

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