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This Slinky Lookalike “Hyperlens” Helps Us See Tiny Objects

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It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement – called a metamaterial hyperlens – doesn’t climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects.
22-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

With One False Tweet, Computer-Based Hack Crash Led to Real Panic

A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press demonstrates the need to better understand how social media data is linked to decision making in the private and public sector, according to University at Buffalo research.
20-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Breakthrough in Tinnitus Research Could Lead to Testable Model

Investigators from UB and other institutions have made a major breakthrough that provides new insights into how tinnitus, and the often co-occurring hyperacusis, might develop and be sustained.
12-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Master Orchestrator of the Genome Is Discovered, UB Stem Cell Scientists Report

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New research by University at Buffalo scientists finds that genomic regulation may come down to a single growth factor receptor protein.
8-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

How Noise Changes the Way the Brain Gets Information

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In a study on mice, cells that relay information from the ear to the brain changed their behavior and structure in response to the noise level in the environment. Researchers think the adaptations could aid hearing in different conditions.
5-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Transgender Patients Are Dodging Doctors

Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place because they aren’t seeking health care.
24-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Failing to Provide for Kids Leads to Aggression and Delinquency, According to New Study

A new study by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work has shown that parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to the likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent tendencies later in adolescence, and the one...
21-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Happily Ever After: Scientists Arrange Protein-Nanoparticle Marriage

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University at Buffalo researchers have discovered a way to easily and effectively fasten proteins to nanoparticles – essentially an arranged marriage – by simply mixing them together. The biotechnology, described April 20 online in the journal...
20-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Points to Victory for Same-Sex Couples, Says UB Expert

29-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

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