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Love the Cook, Love the Food: Attraction to Comfort Food Linked to Positive Social Connections

A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing...
27-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Evidence That Increasing Economic Inequality Rises Out of Political Partisanship

Political scientists at the University at Buffalo and Pennsylvania State University have published new research investigating how partisan differences in macroeconomic policy have contributed to substantial and rising economic inequality in the...
12-Mar-2015 3:45 PM EDT

For 80 Years, Ancient Gold Treasure Rested Undisturbed in UB Library


A collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins includes an incredibly rare aureus of the Roman emperor Otho, who reigned for a mere three months.
11-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

In Wintry Buffalo, a Café Heated Daily with Just Six Logs of Wood


A century-old storefront in Buffalo was recently renovated by a pair of University at Buffalo architects, and their design is an awesome innovation for frosty northern climes: The space has no mechanical heating or cooling systems.
10-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Study: Men Tend to Be More Narcissistic Than Women


With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.
4-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST

Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help, Study Finds

Researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.
3-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Modeling Chimp Behavior? Try Using Laws That Govern Matter

To simulate chimp behavior, the scientists created a computer model based on equations normally used to describe the movement of atoms and molecules in a confined space.
3-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Longer Duration of Prescribed Antismoking Medication Before Quitting Appears Promising

Smokers may be more likely to successfully quit their habit if simple adjustments were made to how an existing anti-smoking medication is prescribed, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.
2-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EST

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Overcoming Our E-Waste Problem

“We need to create systems that encourage people to sell or trade-in these products in a timely manner so they can be refurbished and have two, three or even four life cycles before they are transformed into raw materials,” said Sara Behdad,...
18-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST

Bitter Wind Chill Poses Issues for Children and Those with Respiratory Problems


The arctic cold snap affecting the Midwest and the Northeast this weekend should not be taken lightly, says David Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
13-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

After the Storm: Whether Shoveling or Snow Blowing, Heart Patients Must Exercise Caution, Advises UB Cardiologist


27-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Biomedical Ethics Expert Can Discuss Brittany Maynard’s Assisted Suicide

4-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Experts From UB Available to Discuss Ebola Outbreak

21-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

‘Don’t Let a Drop of Water Touch Your Mouth’ and Other Global Travel Tips

“Remember that most diseases are transmitted by food, water and insects,” says John A. Sellick, Jr., DO, University at Buffalo associate professor of medicine. “So get vaccinated, keep insects off you as much as possible and be careful with...
10-Jun-2014 3:10 PM EDT

Zohydro Will Create New Addicts, UB Addiction Medicine Expert Says

5-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST

Think It’s Safe to Type a Quick Text While Walking? Guess Again


Texting and walking is a known danger, but Dietrich Jehle, professor of emergency medicine at the University at Buffalo, says distracted walking results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving.
3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

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