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black holes

UB scientists contributed to research on a new drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer's and ALS.

Celebrate senior year by not celebrating

A UB study is the first to explore students' goals, their drinking and their transition from college into adulthood.

Testifying before congress

UB faculty member James Jarvis testified before a congressional subcommittee about the need to support critical health programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native children.

Love the cook, love the food

A new study by psychologist Shira Gabriel has found that our attraction to comfort food is based on having a good relationship with the person we remember first preparing the dish.

Technology conversation

A colloquium presented by UB's Technē Institute will explore how technologies change the way people connect and relate to each other, and how this change is shaping the way art is made and understood.

New evidence that increasing economic inequality rises out of political partisanship

A UB study finds that politicians’ support of economic policies that benefit their supporters is a boon to those on the higher end of the economic spectrum.

Big data and computing

A five-day summit designed to develop and enhance the skills of data scientists will be held next week at UB.

Ah, macaque

UB anthropologist Maura Tyrrell has received a coveted Leakey Foundation grant to study conflict resolution among Old World monkeys.

UB to honor inventors

UB will spotlight new patents, student innovators and startup companies in the university's business incubators at its annual Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception.

Surprising risk in routine info

A new UB research study shows a surprising risk is created by easy access to basic profile information online.

Aging linked with increased trust

Research by UB psychologist Michael Poulin has found that contrary to the “grumpy old man” stereotype, getting older tends to lead people to become more trusting.