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New grant will unlock workings of the brain’s waste removal system

New grant will unlock workings of the brain’s waste removal system

August 16, 2022

Rochester scientists discovered the glymphatic system. Now, the National Institutes of Health is bringing together several teams of researchers to better understand its mechanics.

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Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

Machine learning pinpoints when matter changes under extreme conditions

July 28, 2022

Rochester researchers will cut through excess data to speed the search for new materials.

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Digital justice through data dictionaries

Digital justice through data dictionaries

June 8, 2022

A seed grant from the American Council of Learned Societies launches a project that has the River Campus Libraries helping to diversify the digital domain.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

March 18, 2022

The funding strengthens the Laser Lab’s significant contributions to national security, scientific education and leadership, and regional innovation and growth.

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Connecting the dots between aging, Alzheimer’s, and ‘junk DNA’

Connecting the dots between aging, Alzheimer’s, and ‘junk DNA’

March 16, 2022

Biologists Vera Gorbunova and Andrei Seluanov join colleagues at Brown and NYU in the quest to find potential targets of treatments and therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases.

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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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Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

February 22, 2022

Despite recent advances in hearing aid technology, users frequently complain that the devices tend to amplify all the sounds around them. Rochester researcher Jong-Noon Nam believes a key part of the answer to this problem lies inside the cochlea of the inner ear.

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Grant helps biologist study ‘complex interplay’ of nature and nurture on genes

Grant helps biologist study ‘complex interplay’ of nature and nurture on genes

February 17, 2022

Jennifer Brisson, an associate professor of biology, will further her study of phenotypic plasticity, which describes how an organism’s development is influenced by its environment, with a five-year, $2 million NIH grant.

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New imaging technology could buy time for pancreatic cancer patients

New imaging technology could buy time for pancreatic cancer patients

November 18, 2021

Tumor shrinkage is one sign of cancer treatment’s efficacy—but Rochester scientists are exploring elasticity and permeability as well.

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