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Room-temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

Room-temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

October 14, 2020

University physical scientists synthesize new superconducting material, developing a process that may help ‘break down barriers and open the door to many potential applications.’

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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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Lasers etch an efficient way to address global water crisis

Lasers etch an efficient way to address global water crisis

July 13, 2020

Researchers in the lab of optics professor Chunlei Guo use lasers, sunlight, and aluminum panels to develop the most efficient means yet of purifying contaminated water.

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Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

June 11, 2020

Online questionnaire asks citizens to voluntarily report symptoms, providing important information that may allow policymakers to address outbreaks by zip code.

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University joins declaration that ‘Racism is a Public Health Crisis’

University joins declaration that ‘Racism is a Public Health Crisis’

June 10, 2020

President Mangelsdorf joined URMC’s Mark Taubman and other community leaders to support the Greater Rochester Black Agenda Group’s “Racism is a Public Health Crisis” declaration.

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‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

May 21, 2020

Members of the University of Rochester community have served in the United States military—and lost their lives in that service—almost since the University was founded in 1850.

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

May 14, 2020

On Friday, May 15, the University will officially confer degrees on graduating students in a video message from President Sarah Mangelsdorf that can be viewed and shared by graduates and their families anytime after noon EDT on the Class of 2020 degree conferral website.

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We’re all in this together

We’re all in this together

May 1, 2020

A few of the undergraduates who have been studying remotely since March talk about the transition and what it’s meant for them as students and members of the University community.

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COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

April 28, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

April 16, 2020

Researchers at the University of Rochester’s New York Influenza Center of Excellence, one of five such centers of excellence in the world, are launching a new study to determine if and when a person could be re-infected with the novel coronavirus and whether some people have pre-existing immunity.

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