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5/29/15

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

5/31/15

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

5/29/15

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.

6/2/15

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.

6/1/15

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

6/5/15

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.

6/8/15

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

6/8/15

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.

6/10/15

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

6/9/15

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

6/11/15

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

6/11/15

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

6/11/15

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

6/12/15

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.

6/11/15

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.

6/15/15

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

6/15/15

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

6/16/15

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

6/17/15

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

6/18/15

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

6/18/15

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

6/17/15

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

6/20/15

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.

6/19/15

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

6/22/15

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

6/25/15

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.

6/25/15

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.

6/26/15

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.

6/27/15

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.

6/28/15

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

6/27/15

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.

6/29/15

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