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Article ID: 705192

Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes

University at Buffalo

What happens when lava and water meet? Explosive experiments with manmade lava are exploring this question. This long-term, ongoing study published its first results on Dec. 10, and aims to shed light on the basic physics of lava-water interactions, which are common in nature but poorly understood.

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10-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705003

Older Women Who Suffer From Tooth Loss Are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

University at Buffalo

Women who experienced loss of all teeth had approximately 20 percent higher risk of developing hypertension during follow-up compared to women who still had natural teeth.

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5-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704679

Study sheds light on alcohol misuse among never-deployed reservists

University at Buffalo

In a study of 174 Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who hadn’t been deployed, researchers found that more negative non-deployment emotions were associated with a range of alcohol use outcomes.

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30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 704144

Organizations with broad social ties improve outcomes for communities recovering from natural disasters

University at Buffalo

The most equitable recoveries following a natural disaster where in places that saw an increase in organizations that have a broad, crosscutting presence. In order to encourage a wide economic recovery, communities should think about activating advocacy organizations, such as environmental groups, political organizations and human-rights groups.

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16-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Article ID: 703735

In Buffalo emergency departments, a better way to treat opioid use disorder

University at Buffalo

An innovative, cost-effective program in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment within about 48 hours.

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9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703734

Ultimately every state will expand Medicaid, says @UBuffalo health policy expert

University at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Medicaid expansions that voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah passed this week, after their own state legislatures rejected them, didn’t surprise Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, and former head of the American Medical Association.

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9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 703106

How People Perceive Cities and Suburbs Is Not Merely a Matter of Boundary Lines

University at Buffalo

What separates cities and suburbs isn't always a geographic boundary. Subjective social factors also play a role, particularly school quality and public safety, according to a new study.

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30-Oct-2018 4:20 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703024

Study: Want to Make Hydrogen Fuel Cells More Affordable? Try Manganese

University at Buffalo

Manganese could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells. In a study published today (Oct. 29, 2018) in Nature Catalysis, a University at Buffalo-led research team reports on catalysts made from the widely available and inexpensive metal. The advancement could eventually help solve hydrogen fuel cells’ most frustrating problem: namely, they’re not affordable because most catalysts are made with platinum, which is both rare and expensive.

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30-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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