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Researchers at the University at Buffalo who also are affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs published in the journal Aging results of an animal study that may be one of the first to examine how low levels of vitamin D affect physical performance over the long term. 


Discovery — centered on a gene called CD36 — illuminates a process tied to the aging of cells and organisms.


These established entrepreneurs are now armed with the skills to move their businesses forward.


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UB in the News


Fox News interviews engineering professor John Crassidis about President Trump’s order for the Pentagon to establish a 'space force.'


PBS Newshour quotes geology professor Tracy Gregg about Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, which began spouting lava a month ago.


Smithsonian interviewed law professor James Gardner about a Supreme Court ruling that struck down a century-old law that prohibited voters from wearing political insignia inside polling places.


The Atlantic quoted geology chair Beata Csatho on her new research on the Antarctic ice sheet's contributions to sea level rise over the past quarter century.

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