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  1. 'Super Saturn' exoplanet discovered with ring system 200 times that of SaturnRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... some 420 light years away, was only recently confirmed by researchers at Leiden Observatory and the University of Rochester in the U. S. Their findings will be published in the Astrophysical Journal. As for the planet, astronomers found that it was ...

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  2. This week in science: ring around the rosy planetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Saturn's rings are today," said co-author [Eric] Mamajek, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Rochester. "You could think of it as kind of a super Saturn." Indeed, if that planet sat where Saturn does in our solar system, the ...

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  3. Sanford Research Names New PresidentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Prior to joining Sanford Research in 2009, Pearce was a researcher and associate professor at the University of Rochester (N.Y.). A native of the United Kingdom, he graduated from Wolverhampton Polytechnic and has a doctorate in biochemistry from ...

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  4. Astronomers Discover Ring System around Distant Planet That's So...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Neatorama

    ... outside of our own solar system. Scientists at the Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands and the University of Rochester in the US have learned more about this system. It's huge - much, much larger than that of Saturn. Phys.Org reports: "This planet ...

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  5. RCSD Board approves budget for U of R, East High partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    Rochester, N.Y. - Thursday night the Rochester City School Board gave its approval with a plan for the University of Rochester to run East High School. The plan comes with a $31-million budget, a 47-percent increase from the budget for East High School in the 2014-2015 school year.

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  6. Rochester professor helps make discovery of a notable planetRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Since the days of Galileo, astronomers have explored the heavens making many discoveries along the way. At the University of Rochester, a discovery was just made that has caused astronomers around the world to take notice.

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  7. Mobius Strips Conjured from Beam PolarizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Photonics Spectra

    ... light polarization within the cross section of a laser beam creates a Mobius strip. Courtesy of the University of Rochester. "This is one of the very few known examples of a Mobius structure appearing in nature," said Dr. Robert W. Boyd, a professor ...

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  8. Dental surgeon offers unique visual approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Pocono Record

    ... surgery. "This approach is unique," said Poorre, who earned his bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Rochester and his dental (DDS) degree at the University of Maryland, completed his internship at the University of Vermont College of ...

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  9. Rochester a prime spot for national optics centerRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... Focus World; and Paul Ballentine, associate director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences, University of Rochester. Opening remarks will be by Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton. The panel moderator is Ryne Rafaelle, vice president for ...

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  10. Scientists create M bius strips of lightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... the one represented here, were created by the researchers from the polarization of light. (Credit: University of Rochester) Many schoolchildren are taught how to quickly and easily create a MA bius strip: Take a strip of paper, twist it once and ...

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  11. Sickle-cell disease patient cured after bone marrow transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    A Rochester woman who was born with sickle-cell anemia has been cured of the disease after a bone marrow transplant at the University of Rochester Medical Center. "It's a horrible disease and I don't wish it on anybody.

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  12. Mouse Study: Exposure to Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PsychCentral

    ... expression and cognitive function. Scientists from Rutgers University, Emory University, the University of Rochester Medical Center, and Wake Forest University discovered that mice exposed to the pyrethroid pesticide deltamethrin in utero and ...

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  13. Men's, women's squash go 0-3, 2-3 respectively in weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Triangle

    ... in the two and the five through nine spots. The Dragons continued their road trip, taking on the University of Rochester Yellowjackets Jan. 25. The women swept the Yellowjackets, winning 9-0. The men fell 8-1. Kelly and Dunne both lost in four ...

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  14. Huge alien ring system dwarfs Saturn'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of Saturn and were discovered in 2012 by Eric Mamajek, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Rochester and his team. Their belief was that they were caused by a moon-forming disk or debris. Now Matthew Kenworthy of Leiden ...

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  15. 'Super Saturn' has gigantic ring systemRead the original story

    Yesterday | Unexplained Mysteries

    ... disks around them that then led to the formation of satellites," said Prof Eric Mamajek of the University of Rochester. The ring system was found thanks to data collected by the SuperWASP observatory which looks for extrasolar planets by detecting ...

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  16. Study: Common pesticide may alter the development of brain's dopamine systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    ... for Experimental Biology (FASEB), by Rutgers scientists and colleagues from Emory University, the University of Rochester Medical Center, and Wake Forest University discovered that mice exposed to the pyrethroid pesticide deltamethrin in utero and ...

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  17. Astronomy first: 'Super Saturn' ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KITV-TV

    ... planet J1407b is also much larger than Saturn, said astrophysicist Eric Mamajek, whose team at the University of Rochester discovered the object. "You could think of it as kind of a super Saturn." It is called a brown dwarf, a size classification ...

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  18. East High deputy superintendent namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    ... of the East High Educational Partnership Organization plan. The plan for the partnership with the University of Rochester was conditionally approved by the New York State Education Department in a letter received by the Rochester Board of Education ...

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  19. Learning TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Library Association

    ... ideas could and will be. KRISTEN TOTLEBEN is the modern languages and cultures librarian at the University of Rochester, New York. Email: ktotleben@library.rochester.edu . KATHRYN DEISS is content strategist for the Association of College & Research ...

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  20. Are e-cigarettes safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... too much," says Butler. "They're over-reacting." An FDA-funded research project is underway at the University of Rochester to determine if e-cigs are safer than normal cigarettes. In the meantime, doctors we spoke with are urging smokers looking to ...

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