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A new study by psychologist Shira Gabriel has found that our attraction to comfort food is based on having a good relationship with the person we remember first preparing the dish.

Tackling domestic violence in NFL

An article by UB Law faculty member Helen A. Drew addresses how the National Football League can protect its reputation in the wake of the flood of disciplinary issues that punctuated the 2014-15 season.

More companies join START-UP NY

Three companies, including the 43North grand prize winner and a Brazilian software developer, have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with UB.

Innovative solution to brutal cold

Two UB architects are prompting us to rethink how we heat — and use — the space we occupy in winter.

Determining stem cell treatment

UB researcher John Canty Jr. has received a National Institutes of Health grant to try to find out which type of cardiac stem cell therapy will be most effective in treating patients with heart failure.

E-cigarette use linked to other risky behavior

A study by scientists at UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute has found that college students who use tobacco products, marijuana and/or binge drink also are more likely to use electronic cigarettes.

Helping smokers quit the habit

Research by UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute suggests that taking a popular antismoking medication for several weeks before quitting may make it easier to quit and stay quit.

Support for spouses of alcoholics

Scientists at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions have found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

Bridge primer

Two UB faculty members have co-authored a book on the planning decisions and engineering challenges that surround one of this nation’s most significant pieces of public infrastructure: bridges.

Men more narcissistic than women

A study from the School of Management found that men consistently scored higher in narcissism across multiple generations and regardless of age.

Strengthening food systems

Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food, thanks to a project spearheaded by UB and partners.