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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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Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

February 25, 2022

An internal funding program, plus the close proximity of the University’s engineering and medical facilities, promotes progress in a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

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A big leap forward in using iron catalysts for pharmaceuticals

A big leap forward in using iron catalysts for pharmaceuticals

October 22, 2021

Researchers at Rochester and Maryland describe a novel cross-coupling reaction that could lead to a cheaper way to develop chemical compounds for pharmaceuticals.

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‘High risk’ project uses quantum science to unlock new chemical reactions

‘High risk’ project uses quantum science to unlock new chemical reactions

October 7, 2021

Rochester scientists have secured national funding for a multi-institutional research effort that could alter the basic rules of chemistry.

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Chemistry professor emeritus remembered for accomplishments in research and service

Chemistry professor emeritus remembered for accomplishments in research and service

September 9, 2021

In addition to his research in the field of organic synthesis, Robert K. Boeckman Jr. contributed more than 40 years of service to the University of Rochester.

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Rochester researchers join national initiative to advance quantum science

Rochester researchers join national initiative to advance quantum science

July 30, 2021

Rochester researchers led by Todd Krauss, a professor of chemistry, are joining a major US Department of Energy-funded initiative to advance quantum science and technology.

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Three undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarships for science achievement

Three undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarships for science achievement

May 18, 2021

The highly competitive honor supports college students planning research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

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2021 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

2021 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

May 12, 2021

Distinguished leaders, educators, and humanitarians will be honored during this spring’s commencement ceremonies.

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Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

May 5, 2021

This year, five University of Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty.

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Chemist William Jones elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Chemist William Jones elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 28, 2021

The Rochester chemistry professor is known for his groundbreaking research on carbon-hydrogen bonds, which can convert hydrocarbons into chemicals found in useful, everyday products.

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