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Flossing before you brush might give a sense of false protection, says UB's Sebastian Ciancio.


More than 300 faculty across UB are getting together to tackle global challenges like health equity and sustainable manufacturing through its Communities of Excellence.


A UB research team has manipulated E. coli to produce 40 new versions of the anitibiotic, including three that show promise in fighting drug-resistant bacteria.


UB's Communities of Excellence connects faculty members from vastly different disciplines to create new majors and tackle pressing global issues. "Honestly, I can't imagine that the sorts of programs that are going to be conceived of can't be exciting for students," says Provost Charles Zukoski.


Research done by UB engineers describes new sensing technology that could improve our ability to detect diseases, fraudulent art, chemical weapons and more.


Without a clear line preventing the data being obtained from being used to prosecute unrelated offenses, this kind of surveillance threatens American civil liberties, according to UB's Mark Bartholomew.


Technology alone cannot prevent cyberattacks, says UB's Arun Vishwanath, only we can stop the next attack.


It would be hard to name more than a handful of major composers of the past 30 years who have not appeared on the June in Buffalo faculty roster.


UB's Charles Ewing weighs in on how two prison escapees obtaned the power tools needed to cut a path to freedom.


There is no "silver bullet" that can stop cyber breaches, says UB's Arun Vishwanath, these threats are everywhere.


"We need to better track the mental state of officers," says John Violanti, professor of epidemiology and environmental health.


Charles Ewing, UB professor of law, weighs in on the idea of jail snitches and why some inmates will talk and others won't.


Inmates who are expert psychopaths can use their wiles to manipulate others into helping them with a crime, says UB's Charles Ewing.


The inmates who escaped last weekend have got "imagination, they're creative, they're intelligent and they're willing to risk their lives," says UB's Charles Ewing.


UB's David Schmid points to the O.J. Simpson trial as a flashpoint for the new "true crime" genre because of the level of familiarity it game the public.


A crowded field of Republican candidates could actually benefit anyone who is in the top tier, according to UB's James Campbell.


Stress is linked to higher mortality rates -- but not among those who helped others, a UB study reports.


Luis Colon, professor of chemistry, was among 14 educators nationwide honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.


Information isn't lost once it enters a black hole, says Dejan Stojkovic, UB professor of physics, it doesn't just disappear.


The liberties prisoners are accustomed to are now suspended after two prisoners escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility, says UB's Teresa Miller.


The Charleston community must support one another, says UB's post-traumatic stress expert Steven Dubovsky.


James Campbell, UB professor of political science, says there is an emerging top tier in the crowded Republican field.


It's not realistic for the government to stop using contractors, says UB's Arun Vishwanath. But the risk is if they get hacked, the government gets hacked.


UB's Charles Ewing sheds light on the stress the escape of two prisoners is putting on Andrew Wylie, the Clinton County district attorney.


UB's Luis Colon on meeting President Barack Obama: "Did this really happen?"


For Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the only hope is to have other candidates drop out, says UB's James Campbell, and then do something to stand out from the pack.


While there will still be legal challenges and political moves to alter the law, the structure of the Affordable Care Act will remain, says UB's Nancy Nielsen.


UB's Changxu Sean Wu looks into reasons behind why so many cyclists blow through red lights, and finds the probability is higher when the rider is alone.


The victory could pose challenges for artists dealing with gay and lesbian themes, says UB's Jonathan Katz, as sexuality will no longer be the motive force.


UB's Mark Kristal, who has studied placenta-eating among animals for decades, discusses why humans have evolved away from it.


While there will still be legal challenges and political moves to alter the law, the structure of the Affordable Care Act will remain, says UB's Nancy Nielsen.


Owners, coaches and players all complain about Thursday night games. UB engineers have some suggestions.