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8/16/18

"One of the greatest challenges with addiction is the persistent vulnerability to relapse."

7/31/18

Scientists have long thought that whales used songs to attract mates, but a new theory says otherwise.

8/7/18

Though there's been progress toward gender equality at work, new research finds that many people are more likely to see men as leaders.

8/2/18

Most of these caregivers get less than six hours of sleep per night—and may be awakened as often as four times an hour.

8/7/18

New research considers 3,288 clients of an abortion fund. "We see dire circumstances for adolescents in the overall data set."

8/8/18

After a night of drinking, college students often get the "drunchies"—drunk munchies. Here's why.

8/9/18

Cocaine addiction often features periods of recovery and relapse. Cardio may be a way to break that cycle.

8/9/18

A new study of retired athletes who played contact sports doesn't find the evidence of early onset dementia that researchers thought they'd see.

7/30/18

Though stimulants like Ritalin have been frontline treatment for ADHD for some time, scientists are only now starting to understand how they actually work.

7/25/18

Bats swiped a gene from an ancient Ebola-like virus about 18 million years ago. Now, scientists think they know what it's good for.

UB News Highlights

11/1/16

UB's David Schmid will chat live with online guests on Nov. 9 about a new course he’s presenting on mystery and suspense fiction for The Great Courses, a recorded library of non-credit college-level lectures designed for lifelong learners.

11/1/16

The musical theatre legend who starred in The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables will perform in concert at the Center for the Arts on November 26th.

10/31/16

Acting as mediator of house and object, Dennis Maher has fused “a mysterious wonderland that cleaves, intermingles and collages a house’s physical and metaphysical counterparts.”

10/31/16

Days before the election, experts from around the world will convene to debate a controversial economic topic: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

10/31/16

BUFFALO, N.Y. – An innovative, sponsored MBA program for residents and fellows has been developed by the University at Buffalo through a partnership with Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest health care provider.  

10/31/16

Brian Setzer and his 19-piece band return to the Center for the Arts for a special Thanksgiving-Eve concert on November 23rd.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Violence against women isn’t explicitly mentioned on the program of the Council on Foreign Relations workshop that Satpal Singh will attend in New York June 24 -25, but he believes it is relevant to the topics that will be discussed.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – “Anything’s Possible!” will be the resounding message of University at Buffalo alumnus Clifton A. Poodry, PhD, in presentations he will make geared to students and the public at UB on June 24.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Parents: if you have a child aged 8-12, who doesn’t mind eating snacks while playing computer games, the University at Buffalo wants to hear from you.

6/19/13

BUFFALO, N.Y.—The University at Buffalo’s English Language Institute (ELI) welcomes 13 students from universities in the Mexican state of Puebla this summer to take part in its six-week, Summer II Intensive English Program.

6/19/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Twenty-six students in business, engineering and medicine will get a full ride to the University at Buffalo in 2013-14, thanks to a scholarship that aims to help the region retain its brightest graduates.

6/18/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Yahoo! is looking to fill more than 100 customer care positions in the Lockport area, and job-seekers are invited to attend a Yahoo! job fair this week at the University at Buffalo to apply.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Tracking how far volcanic debris flies during an eruption, even a small, simulated blast filmed by powerful cameras, is not easy.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Technology Incubator has been named the world’s top life sciences university incubator by the University Business Incubator (UBI) Index , a Stockholm-based startup that provides expertise in starting and transforming incubators.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A project that asks hikers, fishermen, birdwatchers, school kids and nature-lovers of all stripes to monitor stream levels is expanding from its home base in Western New York to three new states: Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin.

6/14/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A recent Veterans Administration study found that substance abuse was the most common health problem among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. In the study, 19 percent of military personnel reported heavy drinking in the past month, 44.5 percent reported binge drinking and 7.5 percent were listed as chronic drinkers.

8/13/18

The UB Social Impact Fellows program brings disciplines together for community impact.

8/13/18

University at Buffalo School of Nursing faculty members Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, and Sharon Hewner, PhD, were named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

8/13/18

UB RENEW Fellows spend 80 percent of their time working in City Hall.

8/13/18

University at Buffalo researchers have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the Troup Fund of the Kaleida Health Foundation to apply the power of big data to enhance liver health in the region.

8/13/18

The unmanned mission — still in the early planning stages — could include an orbiter and lander.

8/13/18

The vehicle advances New York State as a hub for autonomous vehicle research.

8/13/18

Exercise can help prevent relapses into cocaine addiction, according to new research led by the University at Buffalo’s Panayotis (Peter) Thanos.

8/13/18

Olli is UB’s first self-driving vehicle, and researchers will demonstrate its capabilities Thursday.

8/14/18

A new class of drug targets that has attracted attention for its potential to treat psychiatric and other diseases has now been shown to curb drug-seeking behaviors.

8/15/18

Marilyn Morris, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, is the recipient of the 2018 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Distinguished Service Award.