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1/30/15

Technology can only work when it is deployed as a tooll by a terrific, highly trained teacher, says UB education expert.

1/30/15

UB psychologist says phonological information enables children to better identify individual words.

1/29/15

UB researchers have noticed a link between popular Super Bowl commercials and the stock prices of companies that air them. But it's not easy to profit from this tendency.

1/29/15

New research by UB psychologist Chris McNorgan suggests that relying on phonics, a method of learning where an individual sounds out words, helps students to learn reading faster when compared with the whole-language technique, which hones in on visually memorizing word patterns.

1/28/15

UB research shows that humanity’s ancestors may have evolved genetic variations associated with certain diseases in order to benefit health.

1/28/15

It's ironic that the genes responsible for certain health problems evolved to help us, but it's a reminder that physical traits are not always all good or bad.

1/27/15

Games can be this really important tool for teaching people what the right decision might be, says UB's Matthew Grizzard.

1/26/15

Hackers gain access to computers and networks by exploiting the weaknesses in our cyber behaviors. Arun Vishwanath explains how to fight back.

1/23/15

Cuomo also announced plans to invest more in a state venture fund aimed at assisting start-up companies across the state.

1/23/15

Research by UB's Dietrich Jehle shows that people can end up with more than a red face -- injuries include broken legs and concussions.