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neurons
7/23/15

A new book co-edited by UB Law professor Jessica Owley tackles the ambiguous, but essential, concept of “sustainability.”

Pluto to remain dwarf planet
7/16/15

Despite new information gleaned from the New Horizons mission, UB cosmologist Dejan Stojkovic predicts Pluto will retain its dwarf-planet status.

Illuminating ancient texts
7/16/15

An evolving web tool developed by a UB classicist searches for references and parallels in ancient texts to help scholars make connections that lend additional meaning to the texts.

End-of-life dilemma
7/13/15

What do first-responders — who are trained to save lives — do when faced with someone who is imminently dying and whose pre-hospital order is “do not resuscitate”?

Productive department
7/9/15

UB’s Department of Neurosurgery ranks among the top 20 most productive neurosurgical residency programs in the U.S. in terms of academic publishing over a five-year period.

Summer research
7/9/15

Eight undergraduates are spending 10 weeks completing original reearch projects under the guidance of School of Nursing faculty members.

Wildfire recovery
7/8/15

Incoming UB faculty member Adam Wilson has used satellite images to determine that ecosystems in South Africa's southern tip bounce back from wildfires more quickly in warmer winter winter — as long as there's enough rain.

NSF funds Nepal research
7/2/15

UB engineer Andreas Stavridis has received a $24,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on the Nepal earthquake.

Experts weigh in
7/2/15

UB faculty members Nancy Nielsen and Danielle Pelfrey Duryea talk about the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

Leading HIV/AIDS quality assurance
7/2/15

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $12 million to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to conduct a comprehensive quality assurance program in NIH-funded labs conducting HIV/AIDS and related clinical research programs worldwide.

Studying dangers of diver dehydration
7/2/15

UB researchers have begun a study of the dangers that dehydration presents for U.S. Navy divers, examining diver physiology both during and after underwater activities.