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black holes
4/23/15

The "game-changing" stroke treatment reported last week in the New England Journal of Medicine was long in coming, with UB neurosurgeons developing many of the techniques back in the 1990s.

4/2/15

A UB physics study finds that black holes don't lose information — a huge step toward solving a mystery that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years.

4/2/15

New research by Laura Anderson in the School of Nursing explores how sexual assault and obesity influence teenage suicide attempts.

Subtle discrimination easier to acknowledge when self-esteem is high
4/2/15

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting prejudice, yet victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination unless they have higher self-esteem, according to a new UB study.

Celebrate senior year by not celebrating
3/26/15

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

Testifying before congress
3/26/15

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
3/26/15

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
3/25/15

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
3/19/15

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
3/19/15

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

Ah, macaque
3/19/15

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