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Sponsor Announced for Great Lakes Water Conservation Workshop, Rochester, NY March 26, 2010
January 30, 2010 – 3:35 PM | No Comment
Sponsor Announced for Great Lakes Water Conservation Workshop, Rochester, NY March 26, 2010

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The Great Lakes Water Conservation Workshop is proud to announce that Alfa Laval USA will be the Silver Sponsor for …

Ampyra, Acorda’s drug for multiple sclerosis, gets FDA nod
January 23, 2010 – 10:46 PM | No Comment
Ampyra, Acorda’s drug for multiple sclerosis, gets FDA nod

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its nod to a drug meant for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) and those who experience difficulties in walking.

Ampyra (generic name dalfampridine, formerly known as fampridine), the …

Rochester Region Brainstorms on How to Attract Next Generation to Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Careers
November 3, 2009 – 3:32 PM | No Comment
Rochester Region Brainstorms on How to Attract Next Generation to Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Careers

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and New York State Vice Chancellor of the Board of Regents Milton Cofield and Regent Wade Norwood will host a day of discussion and debate on Nov. 4 to …

University of Rochester Receives Grants for River Campus Renovations
August 7, 2009 – 1:11 PM | One Comment
University of Rochester Receives Grants for River Campus Renovations

Today New York State Gov. David A. Paterson announced that, as part of the New York State Higher Education Capital (HECap) Matching Grant Program, the University of Rochester will receive $2.18 million for capital projects. …

Despite Billions in Federal Funding, Study Shows NY Far Behind in Fostering New High-Tech Businesses from University Research
June 23, 2009 – 6:59 PM | No Comment
Despite Billions in Federal Funding, Study Shows NY Far Behind in Fostering New High-Tech Businesses from University Research

Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2009 — With billions in federal grant money to fund research at its universities and a reputation for being the financial capital of the world, New York would seem to …

Boston Scientific Very Promising New Defibrillator Statistics (BSX)
June 23, 2009 – 3:50 PM | No Comment
Boston Scientific Very Promising New Defibrillator Statistics (BSX)

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has been down and almost out for almost as long as memory serves.  The company can’t even blame a bear market for its share price woes.  But the company has …

Top Political Science Programs-Rochester Makes the List
June 21, 2009 – 4:58 PM | No Comment
Top Political Science Programs-Rochester Makes the List

   According to the US News ranking, three US universities are ranked joint top in the nation for their political science programs.
Harvard’s Government Department is one of the leading political science communities in the country, …

URMC Plans New Dental Institute
June 14, 2009 – 8:04 PM | No Comment
URMC Plans New Dental Institute

(Rochester, N.Y.) –  The University of Rochester is expanding its dental services and treatment to help thousands more in the community.
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Scientists make metal that guides liquids
June 9, 2009 – 8:29 PM | No Comment
Scientists make metal that guides liquids

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 9 (UPI) — U.S. physicists are using an ultra-fast laser to create metal that can attract, repel and guide liquids. 
University of Rochester scientists said they are able to create a simple slab …

Can Incandescent Bulbs Compete on Efficiency?
May 30, 2009 – 9:43 PM | No Comment
Can Incandescent Bulbs Compete on Efficiency?

The race to find more efficient lighting technologies appears to have an unlikely dark horse: the incandescent light bulb.
While traditional incandescents will soon be phased out in the United States and abroad, researchers are plugging …