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Engineers Discover a New Gatekeeper for Light

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Imagine a device that is selectively transparent to various wavelengths of light at one moment, and opaque to them the next, following a minute adjustment. Researchers report a discovery that brings us one step closer to this imagined future.
26-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Chances Your Nurse Correctly Monitors for Side Effects of Pain Meds? About One in Four

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A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression,...
26-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tobacco Control Strategies Need a Refresh, Researchers Say

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It's time to modernize the decades-old tobacco control strategies that rely on an “all or nothing” approach and which are confusing the public, Lynn Kozlowski and David Abrams write.
24-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A History of Snowfall on Greenland, Hidden in Ancient Leaf Waxes

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Using aquatic leaf waxes as a record of ancient precipitation, scientists find that snowfall at a key location in western Greenland may have intensified from 6,000 to 4,000 years ago, when the planet’s Northern Hemisphere was warmer than it is...
23-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Partners with University of Zimbabwe to Launch $1.3 Million HIV Research Program

To train future HIV researchers, the University at Buffalo and University of Zimbabwe have partnered to form the HIV Research Training Program, supported by a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) John E. Fogarty...
19-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Injectable Medicine Safer

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Bring the drugs, hold the suds. That summarizes a promising new drug-making technique designed to reduce serious allergic reactions and other side effects from anti-cancer medicine, testosterone and other drugs administered with a needle.
16-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Research Highlights Strategies That Can Help Foster Children Transition Into New Homes

Language is a powerful tool that can ease the transition into a new home for foster children and enhances the possibility that it will be a successful placement, according to new research from the University at Buffalo.
18-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

This “Nanocavity” May Improve Ultrathin Solar Panels, Video Cameras and More

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Recently, engineers placed a single layer of MoS molecules on top of a photonic structure called an optical nanocavity made of aluminum oxide and aluminum. The MoS nanocavity can increase the amount of light that ultrathin semiconducting materials...
13-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

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UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT

FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says

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5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Brady ‘All but Done’ From a Legal Perspective, UB Sports Law Expert Says

25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Tubman Is Best Possible Replacement for Jackson, UB Gender Studies Expert Says

20-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Apple Both a Winner and Loser After FBI Gets Into iPhone, UB Cyberlaw Expert Says

30-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

New Law Doesn’t Spell the End of Paper Prescriptions for Nursing Homes, Vets or Emergency Rooms, Says UB Pharmacy Law Expert

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Despite the perception that medical prescriptions are now completely electronic in New York State, we haven’t seen the last of paper prescriptions, according to University at Buffalo pharmacy law expert Karl Fiebelkorn.
30-Mar-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Athletes Have Little Reason to Fear Zika at the Summer Olympics, UB Medical Geographer Says

Athletes should not be too concerned about Zika during the Summer Olympics, as the cooler weather there will slow mosquito transmission.
8-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST

Latest Simpson Twist Shows How Much of an Appetite Remains for This Case, UB Cultural Expert Says

4-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EST

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