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Motivation is key for children with ADHD
7/30/15

A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, UB researchers find.

Back to basics
7/20/15

To improve learning among nursing students, UB researchers have turned to the kindergarten classroom for help.

Power switch
7/20/15

UB engineers are working with the U.S. Navy to develop graphine nanoribbons that may someday revolutionize how power is controlled in ships, smartphones and other electronic devices.

Quaalude nostalgia
7/16/15

UB faculty member David Herzberg says quaaludes — a drug that's back in the spotlight thanks to Bill Cosby — maintains a distinctive, mysterious reputation synonymous with the disco era of the 1970s.

Mother knows best?
7/16/15

When it comes to newborn sleep, mother may not know best, according to UB Nursing faculty member Deborah Raines.

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.