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Intimate Partner Violence Doesn’t End with the Relationship

Violence that occurs between intimate partners does not end with the relationship’s conclusion, yet few resources exist to help survivors move beyond the betrayal of abusive relationships in order to begin new, healthy relationships. The effects...
11-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

An Aggressor Is Not Necessarily a Bully – and the Distinction Matters

There is a difference between general aggressive behavior and bullying. They are not the same thing, according to the findings of a new paper by a University at Buffalo psychologist who is among the country’s leading authorities on aggression,...
5-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rough Terrain? No Problem for Beaver-Inspired Autonomous Robot

University at Buffalo researchers are using stigmergy, a biological phenomenon that has been used to explain everything from the behavior of termites and beavers to the popularity of Wikipedia, to build new problem-solving autonomous robots.
27-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Double Jeopardy: The High Costs of Living in Nairobi's Slums

Tenants in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, receive drastically inferior household services and pay more rent compared to those in its formal settlements, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
20-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Want narcissists to donate to your cause? Make it about them

When narcissistic individuals are able to imagine themselves in a victim’s situation, they are more likely to donate to charity, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
6-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Exercise Mitigates Genetic Effects of Obesity Later in Life

A new study suggests, for the first time in women over age 70, that working up a sweat can reduce the influence one’s genes have on obesity.
4-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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This is not your father's vocational program

Society for the Advancement of Construction-Related Arts will infuse the region’s workforce with skilled craftspeople who can contribute to a range of construction jobs, including the growing number of historic preservation projects happening...
31-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Exercise Helps Treat Addiction by Altering Brain’s Dopamine System

New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment — and even prevention strategies — for addiction.
25-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Blood Test Does Not Detect Concussions, UB Expert Warns

21-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST

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Houston’s Flooding Underscores Disaster Management Challenges of Years to Come in Communities Nationwide, UB Expert Says

30-Aug-2017 3:45 PM EDT

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‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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

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

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

5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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