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Laser bursts drive fastest-ever logic gates

Laser bursts drive fastest-ever logic gates

May 11, 2022

By clarifying the role of “real” and “virtual” charge carriers in laser-induced currents, researchers at Rochester and Erlangen have taken a decisive step toward creating ultrafast computers.

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Finding art in the tools of science

Finding art in the tools of science

April 28, 2022

This year’s Art of Science competition, which explores “the aesthetic beauty that results when science, art, and technology intersect,” drew more than 50 entries and more than 700 votes cast for People’s Choice.

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Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

April 27, 2022

Using a large, nationwide sample, Rochester researchers looked at the impact that environmental and social risk factors can have during childhood.

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Poetry, dreamscapes, and magical realism infuse José Rivera’s <em>Marisol</em>

Poetry, dreamscapes, and magical realism infuse José Rivera’s Marisol

April 20, 2022

The University’s International Theatre Program presents the Puerto Rican screenwriter’s Obie Award-winning drama for its spring 2022 production.

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Putin in Ukraine ‘has his back up against the wall’

Putin in Ukraine ‘has his back up against the wall’

April 19, 2022

Randall Stone, an expert on Eastern and Central Europe, discusses the direction of the war in Ukraine, including the likelihood of Russia’s using biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons.

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Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

April 18, 2022

Music theorist Matt BaileyShea explores the interrelationship between poetry, lyrics, and music in a new book.

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Gandhi Institute focuses on youth initiatives to curb violence

Gandhi Institute focuses on youth initiatives to curb violence

April 15, 2022

The University affiliate, offering programs, workshops, and outreach to teach de-escalation practices, enters its fourth decade.

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Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

April 12, 2022

National Science Foundation director Sethuraman Panchanathan, accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Joseph Morelle, tours University facilities including the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

April 8, 2022

A new study out of the University of Rochester shows that data collected from your acquaintances and even strangers can predict your location.

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Artist Mizin Shin inspires change with printmaking

Artist Mizin Shin inspires change with printmaking

April 7, 2022

To combat anti-Asian hate, the Rochester professor has harnessed her love of a traditional art form combined with a digital sensibility.

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