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Glowing, Nanoscale Diamond Optically Levitated By Researchers
2013-08-13 10:17:15

Researchers at the University of Rochester have measured for the first time light emitted by photoluminescence from a nanodiamond levitating in free space.

Madagascar No Longer An Evolutionary Hotspot Research Suggests
2013-07-10 16:49:38

Madagascar has long been known as a hotspot of biodiversity. Although it represents only one percent of the earth's area, it is home to about three percent of all animal and plant species on the planet. But research suggests the island's heyday of species development may be all but over.

2013-05-28 23:17:19

Northeast Laser & Electropolish, a Monroe, CT based laser processing and metal finishing company, is pleased to announce that it has obtained ISO 13485:2003 certification from QMI-SAI Global

Visual IQ Test Eliminates Cultural Bias
2013-05-23 15:40:23

Researchers from the University at Rochester believe they have found a simple, context-free visual test that can determine a person’s IQ regardless of cultural background, according to their report in the journal Current Biology.

2013-05-20 23:18:10

University of Rochester will share the winning approach that led to increased funding and wider recognition. Boston (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 VFA, Inc., the

2013-03-05 11:46:40

If you think giving someone the cold shoulder inflicts pain only on them, beware.

2013-03-04 13:22:04

Researchers at the University of Rochester and the University of Ottawa have applied a recently developed technique to directly measure for the first time the polarization states of light.

Quantum Dots Used To Generate Electricity From Waste Heat
2013-02-14 14:46:17

A new type of nanoscale engine has been proposed that would use quantum dots to generate electricity from waste heat, potentially making microcircuits more efficient.

Researchers Use Twitter Posts To Track Flu Rates
2013-02-08 14:33:04

If you tweet when you feel under the weather, your 140-character Twitter post may just become an indicator for a flu outbreak in your area.

“The Search For Alien Life” With Guest Dr. Eric Mamajek (Part 3): Your Universe Today Podcasts
2013-01-14 14:57:21

While the staggering vastness of our universe may increase the chances that there could be life out there somewhere, it also makes the search for alien life akin to looking for a needle in a cosmic haystack.


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Edward Gibson
2012-10-02 10:32:09

Edward Gibson is a former astronaut for NASA as well as a pilot, engineer, and physicist. He was born Edward George Gibson on November 8, 1936 in Buffalo, New York. After his graduation from Kenmore Senior High School, he went on to attend the University of Rochester in New York State where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in June 1959. He subsequently attended the California Institute of Technology where he earned his Master of Science degree in engineering in June...

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