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neurons
7/23/15

A new book co-edited by UB Law professor Jessica Owley tackles the ambiguous, but essential, concept of “sustainability.”

More companies join START-UP NY
7/24/15

Five more companies have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with UB.

Cuban concerns
7/23/15

UB faculty member Henry Louis Taylor Jr. says the influx of resources to Cuba with the easing of diplomatic relations with the U.S. could intensify racial divides inside the country.

Monitoring space junk
7/23/15

UB engineering students are building microsatellites for NASA and the Air Force to keep track of space debris that orbits Earth and threatens spacecraft.

What makes kids aggressive later in life?
7/23/15

UB psychologist Jamie Ostrov has received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a study that could provide new insight into what propels children toward aggressive behaviors.

Re-examining ‘sustainability’
7/23/15

A new book co-edited by UB Law professor Jessica Owley tackles the ambiguous, but essential, concept of “sustainability.”

UB proposal among finalists
7/21/15

A proposal from UB is among the 53 finalists seeking funding through an internationally backed program aimed at reducing maternal and newborn deaths in some of the poorest places on Earth.

Back to basics
7/20/15

To improve learning among nursing students, UB researchers have turned to the kindergarten classroom for help.

Power switch
7/20/15

UB engineers are working with the U.S. Navy to develop graphine nanoribbons that may someday revolutionize how power is controlled in ships, smartphones and other electronic devices.

Quaalude nostalgia
7/16/15

UB faculty member David Herzberg says quaaludes — a drug that's back in the spotlight thanks to Bill Cosby — maintains a distinctive, mysterious reputation synonymous with the disco era of the 1970s.

Mother knows best?
7/16/15

When it comes to newborn sleep, mother may not know best, according to UB Nursing faculty member Deborah Raines.