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neurons
5/28/15

UB scientists have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal behaviors.

Tackling global challenges
5/28/15

UB is establishing three new Communities of Excellence that will harness the strengths of faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.

Defining focus areas
5/28/15

About 100 faculty members discussed potential areas of focus for RENEW, UB's interdisciplinary environmental research initiative, during a recent workshop.

Unraveling link between genetic mutation and autistic behaviors
5/28/15

UB scientists have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal behaviors.

Altering makeup of forests
5/28/15

A new study by UB geographers explores how past Native American settlements modified Western New York forests.

Aging well
5/28/15

In his new book, UB pharmacologist Jerrold Winter shares his knowledge about the science of aging and when drugs are — and aren’t — useful.

A new look
5/26/15

The lobby and concourse in Alumni Arena have received a facelift that gives the areas an updated look — including visual graphics and a new interactive Hall of Fame.

In consumers we trust
5/26/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product-review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study co-authored by UB faculty member Lawrence Sanders..

Slinky look-alike helps us see tiny objects
5/26/15

The metamaterial hyperlens could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists’ ability to observe single molecules.

False tweet led to financial panic
5/21/15

UB researcher Tero Karppi says more attention must be paid to social media's connection with financial decision-making.

Patra elected fellow
5/21/15

UB Engineering faculty member Abani Patra has been elected a fellow of the United States Association for Computational Mechanics.