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black holes
4/16/15

UB scientists contributed to research on a new drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer's and ALS.

Arts innovation
4/17/15

The Department of Sociology is partnering with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on the gallery’s new AK Innovation Lab.

Top entrepreneurs
4/16/15

A biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs has earned three graduate students first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

Candidate drug shows promise
4/16/15

UB scientists contributed to research on a new drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer's and ALS.

Housing study
4/16/15

UB faculty member Daniel Hess has received a fellowship from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions program to study the aging socialist-era housing in the Baltic states.

Studying sexual assault among sexual minority women
4/16/15

UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has received a federal grant to examine the experience of sexual assault among lesbian and bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.

4/9/15

A four-legged robot under development at UB will be able to climb a ladder and deliver materials to workers laboring up high.

4/9/15

UB researchers weigh in on the safety of herbal supplements, with one expert calling this realm the "wild, wild West" due to poor regulation.

4/2/15

A UB physics study finds that black holes don't lose information — a huge step toward solving a mystery that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years.

4/2/15

New research by Laura Anderson in the School of Nursing explores how sexual assault and obesity influence teenage suicide attempts.

Subtle discrimination easier to acknowledge when self-esteem is high
4/2/15

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting prejudice, yet victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination unless they have higher self-esteem, according to a new UB study.