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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

March 30, 2021

In a pair of studies, University physical scientists synthesized new superconducting materials, developing processes that may help ‘open the door to many potential applications.’

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First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

March 29, 2021

Rochester researchers’ breakthrough could lead to patient-specific treatments for age-related macular degeneration, which leads to a loss of central vision.

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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 3-D imaging of complex cellular structures.

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An optical coating like no other

An optical coating like no other

February 4, 2021

Researchers in the Institute of Optics have developed a new class of optical coatings, Fano Resonance Optical Coatings, that can both reflect and transmit the same wavelength simultaneously.

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New research on carbon cracks open secrets deep inside exoplanets

New research on carbon cracks open secrets deep inside exoplanets

January 27, 2021

Measuring carbon at the highest pressures ever achieved in a laboratory, researchers at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics report first model of the carbon structures that may make up planets outside the solar system.

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Rob Clark, provost and senior VP for research, to step down in June

Rob Clark, provost and senior VP for research, to step down in June

January 20, 2021

A national search will begin this spring to find a successor for Clark, who completes a decade-plus tenure as an academic leader at Rochester.

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Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

January 6, 2021

Researchers in Rochester are developing a “completely new diagnostic platform” that could prove to be a valuable clinical tool for detecting exposure to multiple viruses from a single drop of blood.

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Can social networks help us be more creative?

Can social networks help us be more creative?

December 9, 2020

Our interactions on social media could encourage new ways of thinking and different perspectives, if creativity was considered part of the network’s algorithms, say Rochester researchers.

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Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2020

The director of the Center for Freeform Optics holds more than 50 patents and is considered a pioneer in optical applications in augmented and virtual reality.

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Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

November 24, 2020

James Allen, professor in the Department of Computer Science, is being recognized for his “broad contributions to artificial intelligence and natural language understanding.”

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