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Meet one of Popular Science magazine’s ‘Brilliant 10’

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Rochester biomedical engineer Michael Giacomelli is pursuing a quicker way to detect skin cancer.

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Grant supports Rochester professor’s quest for superconductivity

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

The Moore Foundation award will also help Ranga Dias recruit other US scientists to join the quest to create viable superconducting materials.

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Smaller is better for detecting biomarkers of trauma and cancer

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Detecting tiny biomarkers circulating in our bodies is problematic and costly. Researchers are developing a cost-effective detection device using nanotechnology.

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Three professors to receive Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

Will Bridges, Jason Middleton, and Elaine Sia will be honored at an on-campus ceremony in October.

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New tool cuts guesswork about ‘eddy killing’ in oceans

Thu, 19 Aug 2021

Using satellite imagery, University of Rochester scientists have provided the first direct measure of how eddy killing affects Earth’s oceans.

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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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