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12/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it, “stem-like” cells, using nothing more than mechanical stress. They have done it without employing the potentially hazardous techniques previously used to obtain similar results.
12/10/14

Interactive video kiosks that allow patrons to hear words of advice and inspiration from local professionals employed in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) will be unveiled at the Buffalo Museum of Science as part of a new effort to inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

Teens smoking. This image may not be reused.
12/10/14

In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude, researchers say.

12/9/14

iSciWNY and the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS) will celebrate the next generation of life sciences professionals at an induction ceremony for the 2017 class of the West Seneca Central School District Academy of Life Sciences.

12/8/14

UB students will team up with the National Football League to host an event encouraging more than 100 kids to eat healthy and be physically active.

Student getting a dog kiss
12/8/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Libraries will bring therapy dogs to campus to help students cope with stress while preparing for final exams.
12/8/14

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

12/8/14

The courses, which range from half-day seminars to a 9-month certification program, assist professionals with improving personal and company performance.

Students in Medical Humanities
12/5/14

On Dec. 5, first-year medical students at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will participate in a new requirement: attending the First Year Humanities Day.

12/4/14

Micheal L. Dent, a University at Buffalo psychologist, listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she’s hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.