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Adolecent violence

Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers can show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the School of Management.


Timing is everything. That’s the conclusion of UB scientists after deleting from the adult brain a protein necessary for early development.


It might appear that Northwestern football players lost the battle for representation, but they won the war, according to UB sports law expert Nellie Drew.

Economic well-being for low-income families in the U.S. is often determined by federal measures that establish basic requirements for essentials such as food, shelter and clothing, but a new study by a UB research team suggests that such a definition is unrealistically narrow.
Wilderness vs. captivity

Law professor Irus Braverman’s new book explores what it means to be captive and what it means to be managed.

NIH awards UB $16 million CTSA grant

UB has received a prestigious $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.

Big data’s role in transportation

Leaders in the emerging field of transportation informatics are gathering at UB for the first annual symposium aimed at addressing the role of big data in addressing critical transportation issues.

Humanities funding

UB is among 14 SUNY campuses awarded $160,000 for projects supported by the SUNY Arts and Humanities Network of Excellence.

Benefiting from clinical research

UB's new Clinical and Translational Science Award provides significant resources to help advance translational research by emphasizing partnerships with underserved communities in Western New York.

Race and Medicare Part D

A new study by UB faculty member Louanne Bakk is the first to examine how race and gender relate to the coverage gap in Medicare Part D.

Battling fungus with ‘Trojan horse’

UB dental researchers are borrowing a famous strategy from Greek warfare — the Trojan horse — to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world’s population.