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NIH Names UR a Center for AIDS Research

NIH Names UR a Center for AIDS Research

May 9, 2013

The designation will support the career development of the next generation of HIV/AIDS researchers through mentoring programs and pilot grants

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Autistic Kids Detect Motion Faster

Autistic Kids Detect Motion Faster

May 8, 2013

Such heightened sensory perception in autism may help explain why some people with the disorder are painfully sensitive to noise and bright lights.

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Local Laws Lower Lead Poisoning

Local Laws Lower Lead Poisoning

May 6, 2013

The goal of the study is to provide other communities with a blueprint upon which to model their efforts to reduce lead poisoning.

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Making Sense of Monkey Math

Making Sense of Monkey Math

May 3, 2013

The study tracked eight olive baboons, ages 4 to 14, in 54 separate trials of guess-which-cup-has-the-most-treats.

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New Optical Lenses, Now Even Better

New Optical Lenses, Now Even Better

April 23, 2013

Researchers have applied a sophisticated imaging technique to obtain the first 3D, high-resolution pictures of a recently developed type of optical lenses.

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Tuning Tamoxifen Against Basal-like Breast Cancer

Tuning Tamoxifen Against Basal-like Breast Cancer

April 23, 2013

A powerful drug combination appears to selectively targets cancer cells while sparing normal cells; and it appears to cripple cancer stem cells.

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New Sensor Could Help Detect Asteroids Near Earth

New Sensor Could Help Detect Asteroids Near Earth

April 15, 2013

The Near Earth Object Camera (NEOCam) sensor is a new infrared-light detector to improve the performance and efficiency of the next generation of space-based asteroid-hunting telescopes.

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Student Team Wins an International da Vinci Award

Student Team Wins an International da Vinci Award

April 12, 2013

The five engineering students developed the MonoMano Cycling Control System, which enables riders to steer, brake, and shift gears on a recumbent tricycle with one hand.

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URMC Enrolling Patients to Test Live Pandemic Flu Vaccines

URMC Enrolling Patients to Test Live Pandemic Flu Vaccines

April 9, 2013

Infectious disease researchers at URMC will recruit 20 volunteers for a 12-day isolation research study testing live-virus bird flu vaccines.

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Some Stress Can Be Your Friend

Some Stress Can Be Your Friend

April 8, 2013

Rethink the way we view our shaky hands, pounding heart, and sweaty palms can help people perform better both mentally and physically.

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