An article in the Buffalo News reports Rodney Grabowski,
former president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and
vice president of advancement at the university, has been named
vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at UB, and
quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.
A Newsweek article reports on a study led by
Michal Stachowiak, a professor in the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that uses cerebral organoids, or
mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia.
An article in The Atlantic about artificial intelligence
and the potential to use facial scans to infer personality traits
and behaviors interviews Mark Frank, professor of
communication, about this controversial area of research.
National Geographic reports on research by Jack
Tseng, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical
sciences, that suggests that a now-extinct Chinese otter was almost
as large as a wolf and had jawbones capable of crushing large
The hazards vary depending on the type of drone and piloted
aircraft involved, Javid Bayandor, founder and director of
UB’s Crashworthiness for Aerospace Structures and Hybrids
(CRASH) Lab, told Scientific American.
USA Today quoted Steven Dubovsky, professor and
chair of psychiatry in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences, who said in response to the mass killing at a Texas
church that people can empower themselves by asking what things
they can actively do to keep themselves and their communities