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  1. RIT scientist organizes second international symposium on 'Global Women of Light'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | EurekAlert!

    Rochester Institute of Technology associate professor Jie Qiao is collaborating with the Optical Society Foundation to host the second annual symposium for women in optics and photonics. The free Global Women of Light Symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept.

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  2. Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | EurekAlert!

    Music is not only a major part of Dan Fabbio's life, as a music teacher it is his livelihood. So when doctors discovered a tumor located in the part of his brain responsible for music function, he began a long journey that involved a team of physicians, scientists, and a music professor and culminated with him awake and playing a saxophone as surgeons operated on his brain.

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  3. Scientists awarded 1M to develop the catalysts of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    A University of Bath chemist has received 1M to develop cheaper and more environmentally friendly catalysts with potential applications in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, food additives and plastics. Dr Ruth Webster from the Department of Chemistry will lead the five-year project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

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  4. Optics Express celebrates 20 years of innovative research and scientific impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    The Optical Society is celebrating 20 years of its bold experiment--the rapid publication, open access Journal, Optics Express . Optics Express was developed in 1997 as a testbed to explore the capabilities of all-electronic publishing, and simultaneously launched what is now known as Gold open access publishing.

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  5. The Optical Society commemorates the rich tradition and history of Optics LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    First launched in 1977 as as means to quickly disseminate the latest in optics research and provide the optics and photonics community with a true Letters-style publication, Optics Letters has, over the course of its long history, published influential papers in nonlinear optics, ultrafast spectroscopy, fiber optics, optical communication, and biomedical optics among other areas. This year the Journal celebrates its 40th anniversary and The Optical Society has launched a special website to highlight this milestone.

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  6. Injured bones reconstructed by gene and stem cell therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    A Cedars-Sinai-led team of investigators has successfully repaired severe limb fractures in laboratory animals with an innovative technique that cues bone to regrow its own tissue. If found to be safe and effective in humans, the pioneering method of combining ultrasound, stem cell and gene therapies could eventually replace grafting as a way to mend severely broken bones.

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  7. How does spousal suicide affect bereaved spouse mentally, physically?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    People bereaved by the suicide of a spouse were at increased risk for mental and physical disorders, suicidal behavior, death and adverse social events, according to a nationwide study based on registry data conducted in Denmark and published online by JAMA Psychiatry . The study by Annette Erlangsen, Ph.D., of the Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Centre, Copenhagen, and coauthors compared people bereaved by spousal suicide with the general population and people bereaved by spousal death of any other manner.

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  8. RIT engineer researches the impact of shear stress on cell circulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    How do cells and protein molecules respond to stress as they travel through blood vessels? Could resulting changes to these biological components impact how diseases are spread? Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are answering those questions using fluid dynamics and mechano-biology strategies to better understand blood flow and how cells moving through blood vessels are affected by shear stress--pressure and friction on objects.

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  9. What humans and primates both know when it comes to numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Early in her career, Jessica Cantlon began studying primates, like this olive baboon at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, NY, in her search for the origins of numeric understanding. view more For the past several years, Jessica Cantlon has been working to understand how humans develop the concept of numbers, from simple counting to complex mathematical reasoning.

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  10. University of Rochester and West Health Collaborate on d.health Summit 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    In collaboration with West Health, the University of Rochester is hosting the third annual d.health Summit, a forum for health care and technology leaders, entrepreneurs, senior care advocates and policymakers to exchange ideas, create new partnerships, and foster disruptive technological and process innovations to improve the lives of the nation's aging population. d.health Summit 2017: Successful Aging 2030 will take place on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center , New York, NY.

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  11. RIT researchers estimate 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter Great Lakes every yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology that inventories and tracks high concentrations of plastic in the Great Lakes could help inform cleanup efforts and target pollution prevention. Researchers found that nearly 10,000 metric tons -- or 22 million pounds -- of plastic debris enter the Great Lakes every year from the United States and Canada.

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  12. New findings show promise for treatment of Graves' disease and other ocular disordersRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands that block myofibroblast formation and collagen production in thyroid eye disease may be the key, according to a new report in The American Journal of Pathology IMAGE: In thyroid eye disease , orbital fibroblasts form contractile myofibroblasts that secrete high levels of collagen and lead to destructive tissue remodeling. Fluorescent staining shows the myofibroblast morphology of orbital... view more Philadelphia, PA, November 11, 2016 - A new class of therapies may be on the horizon for thyroid eye disease and other destructive scarring conditions.

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