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UB students are heading to NASA Langley to show off plans for a heat shield meant to protect spacecraft entering Mars.


The percentage of African-American high school seniors who smoke has changed little in two decades, according to a new journal supplement.


A new book by UB sociologist Lionel Lewis describes the inner workings of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.


A UB study suggests guilt produced by the initial exposure to a violent video game declines after repeated play.   


A spy. A teacher. A bodyguard. That, in a nutshell, describes the different functions of a nanoparticle invented at UB.


Social Work will use the funding to incorporate trauma-informed care into work with teens struggling with substance abuse.


This year's Gender Across Borders symposium will look at how alliances are forged without ignoring differences.


UB biologists are serving as consultants on the ultimate middle school science project: growing potatoes in space.


Cloud cover patterns could help scientists figure out where endangered species live, a new study by Yale and UB finds.


A study asks why a significant percentage of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery develop alcohol abuse problems.


A UB expert weighs in on the latest developments in the battle between the tech giant and FBI.


Women who prefer more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in STEM fields, new UB research suggests.


A UB chemist crafts a computer program called ‘Libra’ to simulate the vital process of photoexcitation.