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A new UB study has found that the more often couples smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.

Undergrad develops water-purification system

UB undergraduate Deshawn Henry has developed an easy, inexpensive way to disinfect contaminated water, work that could have a tremendous impact in developing countries.

Higginbotham named ASHA fellow

UB faculty member D. Jeffery Higginbotham has been named a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Troen named fellow

UB faculty member Bruce Troen has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society.

Aga delivers keynote

UB chemist Diana Aga, who investigates how pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals affect the environment, delivered the keynote address at an international workshop held at Biosphere 2.

A glimpse into the world of research

Twenty UB undergraduates from the STEM disciplines spent their summer gaining an invaluable learning experience as part of UB’s Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Summer Research Program.

Identifying circadian disruptors

A UB research team has been awarded a federal grant to explore how environmental chemicals that disrupt neuroendocrine circadian functions and hormone release may raise the risk of diabetes and other disorders.

'Class warfare' in college admissions

A new book by UB education professor Lois Weis defines the method, code and high stakes of today’s college admissions competition.

Is it really a concussion?

A new study by UB researchers finds that many of the same symptoms are common to concussions and to injuries to the neck and/or balance system.

Short sellers not to blame for crisis

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the School of Management.

NRT, quitline boosts success rate

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute study.