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Telescopic Walls Could Rise on Demand to Stop Flood Waters


An University at Buffalo PhD student received a $225,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a system of telescoping concrete boxes to be used as “rise on demand” flood walls. The walls can be installed below ground level, so as not to...
29-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Most Nursing Home Patients Refuse Dental Care During Stay, UB Study Concludes


Nearly 90 percent of patients at long-term care facilities don’t take advantage of dental services, even when they are free, a recent study by University at Buffalo researchers has found.
22-Nov-2016 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Social Media Impacts Consumer Spending

For businesses using social media, posts with high engagement have the greatest impact on customer spending, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
18-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Glow-in-the-Dark Dye Could Fuel Liquid-Based Batteries


University at Buffalo scientists have identified a fluorescent dye called BODIPY as an ideal material for stockpiling energy in rechargeable, liquid-based batteries that could one day power cars and homes.
17-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Question if Banning of ‘Killer Robots’ Actually Will Stop Robots From Killing

A University at Buffalo research team has published a paper that implies that the rush to ban and demonize autonomous weapons or “killer robots” may be a temporary solution, but the actual problem is that society is entering into a situation...
15-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Preventing Adolescent Substance Use May Need to Start in Early Childhood

Research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions suggests the approach to preventing alcohol and drug use by some adolescents should begin in early childhood.
15-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Smartphone App for Early Autism Detection Being Developed by UB Undergrad


Early detection of autism can dramatically improve the benefits of treatment, but often the disability is not suspected until a child enters school. A new smartphone app being developed by a University at Buffalo undergraduate and her advisor could...
11-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bak USA’s Link with UB Is Vital and Growing Stronger


The fast-growing 63-person firm has emerged as a successful social enterprise whose mission is twofold: to build and sell computers, and to hire locals – including new immigrants and people from the surrounding East Side neighborhood. Reviving...
10-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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

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

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


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

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