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Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

Institute of Optics research sets record for shortest laser pulse for newly developed technology, work that has important applications in engineering and biomedicine. University of Rochester researchers are setting a new standard when it comes to producing ultrafast laser pulses over a broader range of wavelengths

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Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

National high priority program funds two projects to better understand how coronavirus interacts with proteins in human cells. Two members of the University of Rochester’s Department of Biology have received expedited funding awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study biological processes involved in

Speedy Action Can Save Vision After An Occipital Stroke

May 27, 2020 Lindsey Valich / lvalich@ur.rochester.edu A person who has a stroke that causes vision loss is often told there is nothing they can do to improve or regain the vision they have lost. But research from the University of Rochester, published in the journal Brain, may

Remdesivir results ‘promising’ in Medical Center clinical trial

The University of Rochester Medical Center has been participating in a clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of the antiviral drug remdesivir. According to preliminary results released by the National Institutes of Health, the drug is now showing promise in treating adults diagnosed with COVID-19.  The study is led by