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UB biophysicist to explore molecular mysteries of protein-RNA droplets

Inside human cells, proteins and RNA can cluster together to form spherical droplets that play vital roles in cellular processes as well as in certain human diseases. A $2 million grant will allow biophysicist Priya Banerjee's team at UB to explore...
22-Sep-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Socially distanced chemistry for kids: Join the U.S. Crystal Growing Competition!

“Now, more than ever, with so many kids being at home, they need fun, hands-on scientific activities,” says Jason Benedict, contest founder, dad, and an associate professor of chemistry in the UB College of Arts and Sciences.
22-Sep-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sharp attention explains why the early bird gets the worm

Many of the characteristics related to auditory attention in birds match those of humans, according to a study from the University at Buffalo. The findings published in the journal PLOS ONE provide novel insights into evolutionary survival...
15-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study sheds new light on certainty of opinions

Researchers for years have understood how attitudes held with certainty might predict behavior, but a series of new studies led by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggest there may be a more general disposition at work that predicts the...
19-Aug-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A historian's 40-year quest to retrace the extraordinary life of activist Mary Talbert

A century separates the lives of these two women, but they share much in common: Both are educators and community activists. Both are deeply committed to the fight for social justice. Both are tireless in their work.
12-Aug-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Problem gambling and crime appear co-symptomatic, not causal

New research from a University at Buffalo sociologist is providing valuable insight into better understanding the association between criminal behaviors and problem gambling. “We’re finding that it’s not so much that problem gambling causes...
5-Aug-2020 5:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bedrock drilling project to unlock Greenland Ice Sheet’s secrets

The GreenDrill team aims to unearth new details about the history of the Greenland Ice Sheet. The data could improve predictions of how much global sea levels will rise in the 21st century as ice sheets shrink, researchers say.
17-Jul-2020 8:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study reveals intricate details about Huntington’s disease protein

The research focuses on axonal transport — the way in which vital materials travel along pathways called axons inside nerve cells, or neurons. Scientists found that HTT sometimes journeys along these roadways in cellular vehicles (called...
17-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert: Now is the time to talk about race in the workplace

“One of the beautiful things about a lot of the reforms that we’re seeing is that people inside corporations and institutions are making demands or recommendations for change," Taylor says.
29-Jun-2020 12:25 PM EDT

The ‘old world is gone.’ Protests express a vision of the society people want after COVID-19, UB expert says

3-Jun-2020 3:45 PM EDT

UB expert can discuss death of George Floyd, history of racial injustice in America

31-May-2020 11:20 PM EDT

Experts: 7 tips for entrepreneurs and small businesses amid COVID-19

Small businesses are the lifeblood of a community, but due to the impact of the coronavirus, they’re shuttering in enormous numbers. University at Buffalo School of Management experts share their insights to help entrepreneurs and local businesses...
14-Apr-2020 11:25 AM EDT

Earth Day historian can discuss upcoming 50th anniversary

6-Apr-2020 2:50 PM EDT

Expert: How to lead effectively through volatility and uncertainty

6-Apr-2020 9:45 AM EDT

Finance expert answers key questions during coronavirus pandemic

3-Apr-2020 2:10 PM EDT

UB School of Management cybersecurity expert offers tips for teleworkers during coronavirus pandemic

2-Apr-2020 11:15 AM EDT

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