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Machine Learning Advances Human-Computer Interaction

Inside the University of Rochester’s Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, a robotic torso looms over a row of plastic gears and blocks, awaiting instructions....
heart failure

Fatty Acids May Lead to First Heart Failure Treatments

University of Rochester Medical Center will be studying omega-3 fatty acids and their use in preventing and treating a certain type of heart failure. According...
gas hydrate

Gas Hydrate Breakdown Unlikely to Cause Massive Greenhouse Gas Release

The breakdown of methane hydrates due to warming climate is unlikely to lead to massive amounts of methane being released to the atmosphere, according...
beam

New ‘Needle Pulse’ Beam Pattern Packs a Punch

A new beam pattern devised by University of Rochester researchers could bring unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar images, burn precise holes in manufactured...
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Peering into the Eye: Pitt Researcher Develops New Retinal Imaging Technique

A new imaging technique developed by a University of Pittsburgh researcher and colleagues could significantly advance how eye health and disease are assessed, according to the results of a...
eye

A Closer Look at the Eye: Researchers Develop New Retinal Imaging...

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new imaging technique that could revolutionize how eye health and disease are assessed....
Bone Infection

Bacteria Responsible for Incurable Bone Infection Hide in Bone Micro-Channels

Bacteria that cause life-threatening and incurable bone infections may elude immune or antibiotic attack by hiding in tiny channels within bone, according to researchers...
dementia

Researchers Identify Brain Region as Possible Target for Dementia Prevention

A University of Rochester study has found that older adults with excellent memories have more efficient connections between specific areas of the brain —...
Traumatic Nerve Damage

Repurposed Drug May Offer Diagnosis, Treatment for Traumatic Nerve Damage

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center believe they have identified a new means of enhancing the body’s ability to repair its own...
catalysts

Finding Needles in Chemical Haystacks

A team of chemists including Daniel Weix from the University of Rochester has developed a process for identifying new catalysts that will help synthesize...
brain

Study Reveals Brain’s Finely Tuned System of Energy Supply

New research in the journal Neuron reveals how the brain is able to meet its massive energy demands with a “just in time” system that delivers...
Heart-Brain Connection

The Heart-brain Connection: The Link Between LQTS and Seizures

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center recently discovered a genetic link between Long QT Syndrome (LQTS), a rare cardiac rhythm disease, and...
Autism

Hearing Test May Identify Autism Risk

Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech. The findings, which were published...
Huntington’s Disease

Swapping Sick for Healthy Brain Cells Slows Huntington’s Disease

Researchers have successfully reduced the symptoms and slowed the progression of Huntington’s disease in mice using healthy human brain cells.  The findings, which were...
chemotherapy

Chemotherapy and Exercise: The Right Dose of Workout Helps Side Effects

Researchers at the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute discovered something simple and inexpensive to reduce neuropathy in hands and feet due to chemotherapy—exercise. The study, involving more...
Concussion

Return-to-Learn as Important as Return-to-Play after Concussion

Student-athletes who get a concussion often return to school within a week but still have significant problems in the classroom and cannot perform at...
video

A digital ‘Rochester Cloak’ to fit all sizes

Using the same mathematical framework as the Rochester Cloak, researchers at the University of Rochester have been able to use flat screen displays to extend...
Sleep-Wake Cycle

Subtle Chemical Changes in Brain Can Alter Sleep-Wake Cycle

A study out today in the journal Science sheds new light on the biological mechanisms that control the sleep-wake cycle.  Specifically, it shows that a simple...
Rheumatoid Arthritis

New Bone Chewing Role for B Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis

University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have uncovered a new mechanism of bone erosion and a possible biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The group is the...
Bodily Secretions

Study: The Science behind Bodily Secretions

Secretions vital for human function; science to inform treatments for dry mouth, other disorders