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In Lonely Desert Landscapes, Hunting For Clues About Pyroclastic Surges

The history of pyroclastic surges is written in the landscapes they ravage. Volcanic dunes and other deposits hold debris from ancient eruptions, as do craters marking sites of ancient blasts. This study focuses on Ubehebe and El Elegante.
21-Jun-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexual Violence Raises E-cigarette Use Among Sexual Minority Teens, But Not Heterosexual Peers

Experiencing sexual violence is significantly linked to increased e-cigarette use among sexual minority high school students, but not heterosexual students, according to a University at Buffalo study.
16-Jun-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: The key to landing a job after college? Internships, study abroad, undergrad research and more

College students who engaged in four or more high-impact practices such as study abroad or internships have a 70% chance of either enrolling in graduate school or finding a full-time job after graduating with a bachelor’s degree, finds a new...
3-Jun-2021 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: More multilingual and mental health staff needed to offset trauma experienced by refugees, displaced students and their teachers

The University at Buffalo study examined whether United States educational policies and practices helped or hindered school staff in supporting the needs of students who are refugees or displaced for reasons such as natural disasters.
2-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New wiki on salivary proteins may transform diagnostic testing and personalized medicine

To improve the development of new saliva-based diagnostic tests and personalized medicine, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has supported the development of the Human Salivary Proteome Wiki, the first public...
25-May-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More affirmation, less punishment may reduce harm to Black girls in schools, researchers assert

To improve the experiences of Black children in schools, particularly Black girls, a pair of researchers have conceptualized a new framework to help school leaders rethink anti-Black policies and practices, and help Black children recognize and...
19-May-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UB pharmacy researcher aims to develop real-time algorithm to lower hospital readmission rates

To lower hospital readmission rates for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), University at Buffalo pharmacy researcher David Jacobs has received a $962,000 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to develop a...
19-May-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Americans are increasingly experiencing chronic pain

This study comprehensively documents rising levels of chronic pain among Americans aged 25-84 to show that pain prevalence -- already high at baseline -- increased substantially from 2002-18, with increases evident in all leading pain sites (joint,...
11-May-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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