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3/5/15

Research by UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute suggests that taking a popular antismoking medication for several weeks before quitting may make it easier to quit and stay quit.

Helping smokers quit the habit
3/5/15

Research by UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute suggests that taking a popular antismoking medication for several weeks before quitting may make it easier to quit and stay quit.

Support for spouses of alcoholics
3/5/15

Scientists at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions have found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

Bridge primer
3/5/15

Two UB faculty members have co-authored a book on the planning decisions and engineering challenges that surround one of this nation’s most significant pieces of public infrastructure: bridges.

Men more narcissistic than women
3/5/15

A study from the School of Management found that men consistently scored higher in narcissism across multiple generations and regardless of age.

Strengthening food systems
3/5/15

Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food, thanks to a project spearheaded by UB and partners.

NFL schedules could be fairer
3/2/15

A mathematical analysis by UB engineers has found that the NFL could do a better job promoting fairness, especially when it comes to scheduling games.

Force of nature
2/26/15

UB researchers turn to Newton's Laws of Motion to predict chimp behavior.

Harsh weather building resilience
2/26/15

UB psychologist Mark Seery says enduring negative events like this winter's brutal weather fosters adaptability and resilience.

Plant packs big wonders into tiny genome
2/26/15

Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages, according to new biology research from UB.

Why good things don’t always make sense
2/26/15

UB psychologists say the match between quality of early family experiences and self-esteem contributes to how clearly and confidently people view themselves and their place in the world.