A Buffalo News feature about UB's Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease in Western New York, based at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, discusses how the UB center helps patients navigate treatment and resources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
An article in The Washington Post reports on research by Julie Bowker, associate professor of psychology, and colleagues that suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are harmful, and that there is a link between a particular type of social withdrawal and increased creativity.
An article in Scientific American about Bali’s Mount Agung quotes Tracy Gregg, associate professor of geology. “We don’t yet know if Agung is currently giving us two weeks, two months or two years (or more) of warning because we don’t know precisely what it did before its 1963 eruption,” she said.