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Unsatisfied with existing surgical simulation models, doctors at the University of Rochester developed a process for fabricating lifelike artificial organs, which would allow surgeons to practice complex cases in advance of the actual surgery.  
University of Rochester researchers are using data science and online crowdsourcing to tell whether someone is lying or telling the truth.
Researchers have found that specific small molecules in blood plasma may be useful in determining whether someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury commonly known as a concussion.
Bacteria in the gut, known as the gut microbiome, could be the culprit behind osteoarthritis and joint pain that plagues people who are obese, according to a new study published today in JCI Insight.
Smartphone software and technology can accurately track the severity of Parkinson’s disease symptoms, a new study shows.
New research shows that low levels of alcohol consumption tamp down inflammation and helps the brain clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer’s disease. 
Wilmot Cancer Institute patients with advanced melanoma (stage III) now have more options for treatment, thanks to research co-authored by a University of Rochester Medical Center surgical oncologist and published in Lancet Oncology.
A psychoactive plant called kratom might be a useful tool in the battle to curb opioid addiction, a recent study suggests.

Omar Soufan ’17 and Ibrahim Mohammad ’17 knew from the minute they met three years ago that they were bonded by their pasts—and their future.

A team of geologists at the University of Rochester has discovered a new species of bird in the Canadian Arctic.