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9/18/14

The discovery by UB and Harvard researchers of a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem may lead to new therapies for sleep disorders, including insomnia.

New ‘sleep node’ in the brain
9/18/14

The discovery by UB and Harvard researchers of a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem may lead to new therapies for sleep disorders, including insomnia.

Exploring obesity-aggressive prostate cancer link
9/18/14

UB faculty member Wilma Hofmann has received a nearly $600,000 federal grant to study cellular processes that cause high levels of unsaturated fats to increase the metastatic potential of prostate cancer cells.

Examining effects of air pollution on health
9/16/14

UB will host a daylong conference next week aimed at increasing awareness of the effects of air contaminants on health.

Setting the pace for Olympic swimmers
9/15/14

Texas-based LumaLanes LLC advances UB technology to create pacing lights used by Olympians and world record holders at SwimMAC Carolina

Spotlight on humanities research
9/12/14

The Humanities Institute’s signature discussion series returns for the fall semester with a talk by art department faculty member Jonathan Katz.

How skin falls apart
9/11/14

UB researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.

Advancing the cloud
9/11/14

A UB project that aims to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

GOP expected to make significant gains
9/11/14

UB faculty member James Campbell forecasts Democrats to lose 16 House seats and eight Senate seats in November's midterm elections.

Can computers survive a quake?
9/4/14

Tests in UB's Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation show local seismic isolation and damping methods can protect sensitive electronic equipment.

Shedding light on caffeine
9/4/14

The newly sequenced genome of the coffee plant shows that enzymes that help produce caffeine evolved independently in coffee, tea and chocolate.