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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.


NPR’s The Takeaway talks to Matthew Grizzard, assistant professor of communication, about the debate over whether the public should have access to footage of mass shootings.


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.


An article in The Wall Street Journal about resilience and what it takes to overcome a difficult childhood quotes Mark Seery, associate professor of psychology.


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 shells.


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 safe.


An article in The Buffalo News reports the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is starting to move into its new building downtown.


An article in The Daily Beast focuses on a new pneumonia vaccine that Blaine Pfeifer, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, is developing with UB spinoff Abcombi Biosciences.


An article in Parade magazine about what people need to know about the 2017 Medicare Open Enrollment period interviews Nancy Nielsen, senior associate dean for health policy in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.