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Study underscores role of menthol cigarettes in smoking cessation

Researchers cite Big Tobacco's marketing stronghold on African American smokers among reasons why this group is 12% less likely to quit.
17-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Many choices seems promising until you actually have to choose

People faced with more options than they can effectively consider want to make a good decision, but feel they’re unable to do so, according to the results of a novel study from the University at Buffalo. Despite the apparent opportunities...
13-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

University at Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop materials called membranes that can separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other gases — a technology that factories and power plants could easily install to cut down...
13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers see stress and trauma in women’s stories about abortion

A University at Buffalo-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to...
7-Jun-2019 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds link between ambient ozone exposure and progression of carotid wall thickness

Study of nearly 7,000 Americans aged 45 to 84 is first epidemiological study to provide evidence that ozone might advance subclinical arterial disease.
29-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study sheds new light on the harms of air pollution

A new University at Buffalo study based on levels before, during and after the Beijing Olympics reveals how air pollution affects the human body at the level of metabolites. Researchers found that 69 metabolites changed significantly when air...
22-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug-resistant infections: If you can’t beat ‘em, starve ‘em, scientists find

To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, University at Buffalo researchers limited the fungus’ access to iron, an element crucial to the organism’s survival.
24-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Marijuana Use Episodes Linked to Partner Intimacy Experiences

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of experiencing intimacy events, according to the results of a University at Buffalo-led study.
22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Why one UB scientist is studying dust

"The level of dust in the air can have far-reaching effects on climate, but there are still a lot of unknowns in the field,” says Evans, PhD, an atmospheric scientist."
22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

Diana Aga's research examines how sewage treatment systems help — or don’t help — to eliminate antimicrobial drugs and their remnants, called residues, from wastewater before it’s discharged into rivers and lakes.
7-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Astounding Black Hole Image Opens a New Era of Science, UB Physicist Says

15-Apr-2019 3:55 PM EDT

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Climate models should consider people’s perceptions of climate risk, UB expert says

26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Why Alaskan Plate Tectonics Drive Massive Earthquakes

4-Dec-2018 3:25 PM EST

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@UBuffalo expert "has strong reservations" re: #CRISPR announcement this week

27-Nov-2018 11:30 AM EST

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

9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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Government can either stoke fear or reduce anxiety after terror threats

25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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