2/2/18

WAMC’s Academic Minute features UB researcher Michael LaMonte who discussed changing physical activity guidelines, especially for older adults. “There’s a new message we should be sending to older adults: Every movement counts,” he said.

2/8/18

An article in The Economist reports on research by UB's Diana Aga. She found high concentrations of the active ingredients in antidepressants in the brains of fish taken from the Niagara River.

2/12/18

The Washington Post discusess how how people’s bodies respond to eating sugar with Jennifer Temple, associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences.

2/14/18

An Associated Press article about the use of virtual reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb, director of UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the effect on learning is to improve interest, understanding and recall. 

2/15/18

Washington Post article about the need for more health professionals to help students before catastrophes occur interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention.

2/17/18

An article in USA Today about last week’s mass shooting in Florida interviews Mark Seery, associate professor of psychology, who said it is not unexpected that young voices are rising to the national stage on gun violence.

2/21/18

An NBC News article about last week’s mass shooting and a Colorado man who claimed that the only thing that stopped him from carrying out his own bloodbath years ago was his inability to get a gun interviews UB researcher Amanda Nickerson.

2/22/18

WAMC-FM's Academic Minute featured UB researcher Michael Stachowiak, who discussed new findings that show the early stages of pregnancy as the starting point for schizophrenia.

2/26/18

UB researcher Jessica Kruger tells England’s The Guardian about her studies involving the health effects of television binge-watching.