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Researchers hope new drug can slow the muscle deterioration that marks Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


The new study by UB's Research Institute on Addictions suggests that treating substance abuse at the outset is more likely to reduce violent acts by people with severe mental illness.


The findings could lead to new treatments for sleep disorders.


Libby Otto admits that at first there was skepticism about adding another event to an already busy calendar.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi said UB has become the top destination for valedictorians in Western New York.


FOX Sports, Associated Press, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo Canada Sports, WGRZ, Business First and the Buffalo News also reported the story.


In addition, media outlets worldwide reported on the research by UB biolobical sciences professor Victor Albert, PhD.


UB also ranked No. 1 among public universities for lowest student debt and is a top school for veterans.


An article in New Scientist about the debate among cosmologists over the forces that could push the universe apart – inflation or dark energy – quotes Will Kinney, associate professor of physics. “Everyone wants BICEP2 to be right,” he said, “because if it is, we are going to be doing incredibly precise physics on the inflationary model within the foreseeable future. And it’s going to be really cool.”


An article in The Washington Post about what motivates armed groups such as the Islamic State and others to commit atrocities against civilians was co-authored by Jason Kathman, associate professor of political science.