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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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How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

May 2, 2022

Rochester researchers have developed a new “counterfactual” method to verify predictions of drug safety.

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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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Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

April 12, 2022

“Our findings indicate that drilling near an infant’s public water source yields poorer birth outcomes and more fracking-related contaminants in public drinking water,” says Rochester’s Elaine Hill.

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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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The brain processes smells in two artful ways

The brain processes smells in two artful ways

April 4, 2022

A computer model devised by Rochester neuroscientists suggests that the brain can represent smells both like a painting and a symphony.

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Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

March 28, 2022

Looking at and discussing curated art, including works from the University’s Memorial Art Gallery collection, helped calm a group of cancer patients.

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Researchers continue to confront major hurdles in quantum computing

Researchers continue to confront major hurdles in quantum computing

March 21, 2022

With new insights on the problem of noise in quantum computing, Rochester researchers make major strides in improving the transfer of information in quantum systems.

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Alcohol abuse drug may help restore vision loss

Alcohol abuse drug may help restore vision loss

March 21, 2022

The drug disulfiram, also known as Antabuse, works by blocking a pathway similar to the one that’s hyperactivated in degenerative blindness.

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WATCH: Vinegar eels ‘do the wave’

WATCH: Vinegar eels ‘do the wave’

March 7, 2022

This never-before-seen style of collective motion isn’t the only finding that surprised Rochester researchers about the organisms.

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