UB in the News


A Washington Post story quoted Charles Lindsey about a string of tech companies - including Tesla - that have made offers recently to help with disasters in their own backyard.


Newsweek published an article about a UB-led study of more than 22,000 tweets sent by 12 Republican presidential hopefuls during the 2016 primaries. 


Best Life reports on a study led by Jennifer Livingston showing that a mother's warmth and acceptance could prevent teens from entering into abusive relationships. 


Sports Law expert Helen Drew tells The Chronicle of Higher Education that the NCAA didn’t reveal too much information about its strategy going forward.


David Doermann, director of UB’s Artificial Intelligence Institute, is quoted in The Financial Times about how AI-generated "deepfake" videos are poised to spread falsehoods in upcoming elections.


Smithsonian quotes pediatric gastroenterologist Susan Baker in a story on the science and marketing behind companies' efforts to better mimic human breast milk.


IEEE Spectrum quotes space debris expert John Crassidis on the risks associated with Amazon’s plan to send thousands of broadband internet satellites into space.


CNN featured John Leddy in an article about a study on the high school sports most likely to result in concussions and the effect of legislation on mandatory removal of players with signs of concussions.


An article in Fast Company written by G. James Lemoine breaks down the ethical dilemmas of lying in a job interview. 


Scientific American interviews Dejan Stojkovic about a forthcoming study in which he and a colleague detail a test to determine whether Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, harbors a wormhole. 

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