Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology, (RIT) was established in 1829 as a private university in Henrietta, New York. Today, RIT has over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Notable departments include: The Department of Imaging Science, Microelectronics Engineering, Information Technology and the Institute of Technology. RIT is a world-class institute with an international presence.

Address
132 Lomb Memorial Drive, Building 86, Rochester, N.Y. 14623-5603
Website
http://www.rit.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rochester_Institute_of_Technology

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Neuroscience

Drug reverses age-related cognitive decline within days

Just a few doses of an experimental drug can reverse age-related declines in memory and mental flexibility in mice, according to a new study by UC San Francisco scientists. The drug, called ISRIB, has already been shown in ...

Optics & Photonics

Danish researchers develop budget optical ammonia sensor

In collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University has developed photonic sensor technology that can pave the way for a portable, reliable and, above all, inexpensive ...

Earth Sciences

Watching the Arctic thaw in fast-forward

The Arctic is warming more quickly than almost any other region on Earth as a result of climate change. One of the better known: the continually shrinking summer sea-ice extent in the Arctic. But global warming is also leaving ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New study links number of menopause symptoms with job performance

With a large percentage of women in the workplace aged between 40 and 59 years, the challenge of women managing menopause symptoms while at work is commonplace. A new study examined the relationship between the number of ...

Plants & Animals

Scientists uncover the mysterious origin of canal grass in Panama

Urban legends about the origins of canal grass in Panama abound, but the Smithsonian has new evidence that puts the question to rest. Canal grass is an invasive weed, native to Asia. Because its tiny seeds blow in the wind, ...

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