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ROAD TO EMANCIPATION. "Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation," a traveling exhibition focusing on the events and ideas that led Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, opened at UB on Friday with a reception in the Reference Room of the Undergraduate Library. The reception featured a musical trio performing Civil War-era songs and an appearance by a Civil War re-enactment regiment. The exhibition will be on display through April 15. (Photo: Nancy J. Parisi)

Paroski resigns UB positions

Margaret W. Paroski, interim vice president for health affairs and interim dean of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences since 2003, has resigned to become executive vice president and chief medical officer for Kaleida Health. » Full Story

Synthesizing promising anti-TB compound. An efficient new method for synthesizing a natural marine product that shows promising anti-tuberculosis activity but cannot be efficiently synthesized using conventional chemistry has been developed by UB organic chemists.

Promoting maternal behavior. A UB behavioral neuroscientist believes that the ingestion of afterbirth by a mother, a feature of pregnancy in nearly all nonhuman mammals, not only relieves postpartum pain, but optimizes the onset of maternal behavior.

"Canary on a chip." A novel technology that can test cells in minutes for responses to any stimulus, including antibiotics, pathogens, toxins, radiation or chemotherapy, has been developed by UB scientists.