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Tag: Anne S. Meyer

Rochester students develop award-winning devices to ‘save syrup’

Rochester students develop award-winning devices to ‘save syrup’

November 16, 2022

A team of Rochester undergraduates was recognized in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition for developing solutions to problems in the maple syrup industry.

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Bioplastics made of bacteria can reduce plastic waste in oceans

Bioplastics made of bacteria can reduce plastic waste in oceans

October 6, 2022

A team of scientists, including biology professor Anne S. Meyer, is developing plastic materials that degrade in oceans.

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Rochester students’ award-winning device instantly detects sepsis via sweat

Rochester students’ award-winning device instantly detects sepsis via sweat

December 1, 2021

Rochester undergraduates have developed a fast, noninvasive, affordable, and eco-friendly way to diagnose the life-threatening medical complication.

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Researchers develop novel 3D printing technique to engineer biofilms

Researchers develop novel 3D printing technique to engineer biofilms

November 3, 2021

University of Rochester biologist Anne S. Meyer and her colleagues are studying how engineered biofilms closely mimic natural ones. Their research may aid in developing drugs to fight the negative effects of these microorganisms that adhere to surfaces.

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Will your future clothes be made of algae?

Will your future clothes be made of algae?

April 29, 2021

For the first time, Rochester researchers have used 3D printers and a novel bioprinting technique to print algae into living, photosynthetic materials that are tough and resilient.

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Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

February 22, 2021

A multidisciplinary collaboration will create a new light-sheet microscope on campus, allowing 3D imaging of complex cellular structures.

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Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

November 17, 2020

The test, developed by Rochester undergraduate students in the biological sciences, would eliminate the need for surgery to diagnose the painful condition.

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A route to better antibiotics: understanding ‘stressed bacteria’

A route to better antibiotics: understanding ‘stressed bacteria’

October 1, 2020

Rochester biologist Anne S. Meyer’s research into the mechanisms behind bacteria’s responses may lead to more effective antibiotics and less antibiotic resistance.

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Science meets art

Science meets art

November 4, 2019

Artist Allison Newsome recently approached Anne S. Meyer, an associate professor of biology, about incorporating Meyer’s sustainable, artificial nacre materials into a new art piece. The artificial nacre produced in her lab mimics natural nacre, also known as mother-of-pearl.

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Will your future computer be made using bacteria?

Will your future computer be made using bacteria?

July 10, 2019

Graphene is a revolutionary nanomaterial, the discovery of which led to a Nobel Prize. By mixing graphite with bacteria, Rochester scientists are making graphene easier and more environmentally friendly to produce, paving the way for future products and applications.

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