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Research at Rochester: Trapp investigates longevity through naked mole rats

In collaboration with a postdoctoral associate, Trapp is studying the tumor-fighting mechanisms that appear to help naked mole rats live a healthier, longer life.

CT Eats: Gluten-free pasta party

Sadly, carbs can be tough to find for us gluten-free friends. So this week, for your convenience, I took on the task of testing out different Rochester restaurants where gluten-free people can join the party.

CT Cooks: Tropical cuisine in a pinch

When I get hangry, this smoothie is a total game-changer. It is fast, filling, and satisfying.

Award-winning STEM program aims to shape Rochester’s youth

“Book learning is great, [but] having the experience of feeling and touching the world gives real meaning to what you learn in the book.”

Spider-Men brighten up Valentine’s Day with free hugs

Free hugs, as it turns out, are a great power that comes with great responsibility.

UR Snapshots Vol. 8: Students’ favorite study spots on campus

“I’d say Rettner is my favorite study spot just because it’s bright and it’s quiet as well. If I don’t like being around a lot of people, then I think of coming here. Also, I think the library is a bit intimidating.”

CT Eats: Fever Flavors

Hello, world. It’s me, Olivia, reporting to you from the comfort of my bed, where I have been stuck for the past week with the flu and a 104-degree fever.

Research at Rochester: Turman explores identities through film photography

"There’s something special about old-timey faces where individuals in the photos have much softer features in posing versus the angular structure that we see today."

CT Eats: Spicy escapade at Royal of India

The theme of the night was bold, complex, well-developed flavors. Though I am still absolutely head over heels for Haveli, I would definitely be lying if I didn’t admit that I might be pretty smitten with Royal of India, as well.

UR Snapshots Vol. 7: The snow diaries

“Well, I think it’s unfair to everyone that doesn’t cough up money to live on campus. It’s dangerous to all the professors, commuters, and especially to students who live off campus and can’t afford a car. Imagine having to walk two miles to school in negative-degree weather and freezing snow squalls. ”