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Pulsed lasers in liquids speed up the hunt for effective catalysts

Fri, 30 Jul 2021

In the most comprehensive, up-to-date survey of a technology that was first developed in 1987, Rochester researchers have documented the advantages of using the pulsed-laser-in-liquids technique over traditional wet laboratory methods.

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Rochester researchers join national initiative to advance quantum science

Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Rochester researchers led by Todd Krauss, a professor of chemistry, are joining a major US Department of Energy-funded initiative to advance quantum science and technology.

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Under pressure, ‘squishy’ compound reacts in remarkable ways

Mon, 26 Jul 2021

From insulator to metal and back again—a new phenomenon reported by researchers at the University Rochester and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, ‘will find a place in physics textbooks.’

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A new way to prepare doctors for difficult conversations

Thu, 15 Jul 2021

University of Rochester researchers have developed SOPHIE, a virtual ‘patient’ that trains doctors in explaining end-of-life options.

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Accomplished University administrator heads back to the lab

Mon, 28 Jun 2021

Richard Waugh returns to his research lab full time on July 1 after serving in multiple leadership positions, including most recently as vice provost for research.

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Madison Lang ’22 honored with ‘astronaut scholarship’

Fri, 25 Jun 2021

The biomedical engineering major is one of 60 college students pursuing STEM degrees who were selected for the award.

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Outstanding educators continued to shine during pandemic

Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Thomas Brown and Sina Ghaemmaghami are the latest recipients of the University’s Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professorships.

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Novel chirped pulses defy ‘conventional wisdom’

Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Rochester researchers have advanced a groundbreaking technique first pioneered at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics. As a result, they've produced chirped pulses in a way that works even with relatively low-quality, inexpensive equipment.

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Rochester laser experiments demonstrate ‘helium rain’ likely falls in the solar system

Tue, 01 Jun 2021

An international research team including University of Rochester scientists has validated a nearly 40-year-old prediction that helium rain is possible inside planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.

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To drill down on anti-Asian hate crimes, Rochester researchers harness social media

Wed, 19 May 2021

Information gleaned from thousands of Twitter users lets the researchers gauge public opinion toward #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate.

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