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March Madness bracket
4/10/14

The School of Social Work's Institute of Innovative Aging Policy and Practice aims to address the challenges faced by America's fastest-growing demographic.

How best to prevent child sex abu
4/14/14

A new book by UB faculty member Charles Patrick Ewing examines
the ways adults have tried to protect children from sexual abuse.

Tackling challenges of aging population
4/10/14

The School of Social Work's Institute of Innovative Aging Policy and Practice aims to address the challenges faced by America's fastest-growing demographic.

New treatment for alcohol problems
4/10/14

A study published by UB’s Research Institute on Addictions suggests a new approach to help certain people stop drinking.

Showcasing undergraduate research
4/10/14

Three UB undergraduates joined their peers from across the SUNY system in presenting original research at the Innovative Exploration Forum, a celebration of undergraduate research held April 1 in Albany.

Low-dose aspirin won’t prevent pregnancy loss
4/10/14

The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) medical trial has found that, in general, low-dose aspirin is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss.

Determining deception
4/7/14

A new study co-authored by UB researcher Mark Frank has found that a computer system can spot real or faked expressions of pain better than humans.

UB recruiting for tinnitus study
4/7/14

Western New Yorkers suffering from tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, may have the opportunity to try a new device that is showing promise as a new treatment for the condition.

Good vibrations
4/7/14

Four UB students took first place in the recent Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for their plan to manufacture an invention that removes problematic vibrations in high-precision devices.

Obesity interventions can lower kids' blood pressure
4/3/14

Even if they don't reduce body fat, obesity prevention programs can lower children's blood pressure, according to a study led by UB epidemiologist Youfa Wang.

Revolutionizing energy technologies
4/3/14

A breakthrough in photonics research at UB could open new possibilities in solar power, thermal energy recycling and stealth technology.