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Science & Technology
February 9, 2024 | 03:41 pm

Reshaping our understanding of granular systems

Rochester researchers are uncovering the unexpected role of grain shape in the mixing of granular systems such as pharmaceuticals, cereal, and landslides.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Rachel Glade, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
University News
June 26, 2023 | 01:36 pm

CAREER awards recognize promising junior faculty

Four Rochester scientists have received prestigious NSF CAREER awards, presented to early-career faculty members for research and education initiatives.

topics: Aaron White, announcements, awards, Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Linguistics, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Miki Nakajima, School of Arts and Sciences, Shauna Paradine, Zhen Bai,
Science & Technology
June 14, 2023 | 11:32 am

Plate tectonics not required for the emergence of life

The finding contradicts previous assumptions about the role of mobile plate tectonics in the development of life on Earth.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, John Tarduno, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Campus Life
May 22, 2023 | 10:05 am

Yellowjackets welcome certification as a Bee Campus USA

The national designation from the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is the result of a two-year, student-led effort.

topics: Class of 2023, Department of Biology, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, featured-post-side, School of Arts and Sciences, sustainability,
Science & Technology
March 30, 2023 | 11:29 am

Was plate tectonics occurring when life first formed on Earth?

Zircon crystals and magmas reveal new information about plate tectonic activity on Earth billions of years ago.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Dustin Trail, featured-post-side, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
February 9, 2023 | 03:52 pm

New models shed light on life’s origin

Dustin Trail used experiments and zircon chemistry to build more accurate computer models of fluids that act as pathways from inner Earth to Earth’s surface.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Dustin Trail, featured-post, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
October 18, 2022 | 01:39 pm

Ancient ocean methane not an immediate climate change threat

New research shows reservoirs of ocean methane in mid-latitude regions will not be released to the atmosphere under warming conditions.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, featured-post-side, John Kessler, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
September 22, 2022 | 06:27 pm

Asteroid that formed Vredefort crater bigger than previously thought

Researchers have provided a more accurate simulation of the impact that formed Earth’s largest crater two billion years ago.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, featured-post-side, Miki Nakajima, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences, undergraduate research,
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