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A colon you can walk through

A colon you can walk through

March 5, 2014

An inflatable 10-foot tall, 30-foot long Giant Colon makes a stop at Marketplace Mall this weekend to promote colon health.

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First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

March 5, 2014

Home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, researchers now have a better picture of the subterranean plumbing system that feeds the Galápagos volcanoes.

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Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

March 4, 2014

Scientists are uniquely applying specialized tests to suspected cases of myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as pre-leukemia.

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Distinguished alumnus Alejandro Zaffaroni dies

Distinguished alumnus Alejandro Zaffaroni dies

March 4, 2014

Dr. Zaffaroni was a visionary known for turning “impossible ideas” into products that still impact millions of people today.

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Male hormones may enhance female fertility

Male hormones may enhance female fertility

March 3, 2014

A new study suggests androgens help drive the development of follicles – which may in turn assist in aiding women undergoing fertility treatment.

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Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

February 26, 2014

Suxing Hu, senior scientist in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE)’s theory division, is recognized for his work in attosecond physics.

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Vaccine volunteers sought

Vaccine volunteers sought

February 24, 2014

Researchers are recruiting 20 healthy volunteers to test the safety, tolerability and immune response to an investigational vaccine against cytomegalovirus, a little-known but widespread herpes virus.

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Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

Local anchor opts for on-air colonoscopy

February 21, 2014

Kevin Doran, anchor for WROC-TV News 8, is inviting his audience to follow him through the process, in the hope that encouraging others can potentially save lives.

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Obesity expert speaks on controlling the epidemic

Obesity expert speaks on controlling the epidemic

February 20, 2014

William Dietz, formerly of the CDC, will focus on what pediatricians, parents and others can do to fight the root causes of the epidemic.

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How stellar death can lead to twin celestial jets

How stellar death can lead to twin celestial jets

February 12, 2014

How do spherical stars evolve to produce highly aspherical planetary nebulae? A Rochester professor and his undergraduate student have a new theory as to why.

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