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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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Meet baker’s yeast, the budding, single-celled fungus that fluffs your bread

What IS baker's yeast? What does yeast do in nature? And why do scientists use it so much in the lab? University at Buffalo biologists chat about these questions.
9-Jul-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Age discrimination laws don’t protect older women as they do older men

Older women in the workforce should be considered collectively as a unique demographic group that includes both gender and age if they’re to receive adequate protection against workplace discrimination, according to a new paper published by a...
18-Jun-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to University at Buffalo research.
3-Jun-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Paper-thin gallium oxide transistor handles more than 8,000 volts

In a study published in the June edition of IEEE Electron Device Letters, University at Buffalo electrical engineers describe how a gallium oxide transistor they created can handle more than 8,000 volts. The transistor could lead to smaller and more...
1-Jun-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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These tiny, self-assembling traps capture PFAS

A study shows hat self-assembling molecular traps can be used to capture PFAS — dangerous pollutants that have contaminated drinking water supplies around the world.
27-May-2020 1:50 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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