Environment | Press Releases | Science

Sustainability, astrobiology illuminate future of life in the Universe and civilization on Earth


Two astrophysicists argue that questions about the future of life on Earth and beyond may soon be resolvable scientifically, thanks to new data about the Earth and about other planets in our galaxy.

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Center for Research on Families | Psych | Science

Faculty Scholar Spotlight: Daniel Anderson


In a new paper, Daniel Anderson, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, reports that parents’ media use has indirect effects on their children’s language development.

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Center for Research on Families

Student Spotlight: Chantal Newkirk


With the support of an undergraduate research award from the Center for Research on Families, Chantal Newkirk examined how specific work-family policies and gendered cultural differences shape women’s employment decisions.

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Press Releases | Science

‘Cloaking’ device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects across range of angles


A simple optical cloak developed at the University of Rochester overcomes some of the limitations of previous devices with inexpensive, readily available materials.

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