• UB to host FEMeeting Sister Labs conference
    4/22/24

    The conference April 25-27 brings together women in art, science and technology.

  • UB celebrates Earth Day with climate action update
    4/22/24

    The annual event highlights the momentum the campus community has built in recent years to advance its climate action work.

  • UB ready to help launch Empire AI
    4/22/24

    Gov. Kathy Hochul and lawmakers have finalized a budget that makes UB home to the new initiative aimed at putting NYS at the forefront of responsible AI innovation.

  • Supporting rights of the homeless
    4/19/24

    UB social work researcher Amanda Aykanian has signed an amicus brief supporting the plaintiffs in an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case.

  • UB architect’s proposal named 5/14 memorial finalist
    4/19/24

    Jin Young Song teamed up with his mentor, Douglass Alligood, on a design concept that seeks to commemorate, remember and heal.

  • Seven UB faculty elected AAAS fellows
    4/19/24

    AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society; past fellows include Thomas Edison and W.E.B DuBois.

  • UB to install 30 air monitors on Buffalo’s East Side
    4/18/24

    The EPA-funded project will monitor the air quality in the mostly Black community in an effort to empower community action. 

  • Assessing effectiveness of 'food-is-medicine'
    4/18/24

    The American Heart Association-funded project will assess the successes and challenges of three different food-prescription programs for WNY seniors.

  • Fifteen students receive SUNY Chancellor’s Award
    4/18/24

    The award is the highest honor SUNY bestows upon its students.

  • Did RNA droplets help originate life on Earth?
    4/17/24

    UB physics researcher Priya R. Banerjee has been awarded a seed grant from the Hypothesis Fund to explore the "big idea."

  • Happier neighborhoods start in the front yard
    4/17/24

    A UB study of the Elmwood Village found that the livelier and more open the front yard, the more content and connected the resident.

  • Charting family history of world's most popular coffee
    4/16/24

    The newly sequenced genome of Arabica reveals its prehistoric origin story — and its future under climate change.

  • Walking out of the darkness

    Members of the UB Student Wellness and the UB Walkin’ Team have taken part in the Buffalo Out of the Darkness Community Walk, which raises money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, since its inception in 2007. This year, they led UB's first on-campus walk for suicide prevention last Saturday. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

    Published April 16, 2024

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Danielle Meyer speaking about nutrition.

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Danielle Meyer, director of the undergraduate program in nutrition science and a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, gives the lowdown on trendy diets and debunks nutrition myths. Does sugar feed cancer? Are potatoes evil? Listen to the full podcast for answers to these questions and more.

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