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On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog – or a Fake Russian Twitter Account

This study investigates how successful Russian Internet Research Agency Twitter accounts built the followings that were central to their disinformation campaigns around the 2016 US presidential election. Many legacy media outlets played an unwitting...
16-Jul-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Historian’s Legacy: Building Resources to Tell History’s Untold Stories

“Today, the resources are there — because we created them. Repositories recognize the importance of collecting the records of African Americans, whereas before they weren’t interested in those collections,” says University at Buffalo...
16-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adult Children with College Degrees Influence Parents’ Health in Later Life

Having no children who completed college is negatively associated with parents' self-rated health and positively associated with depressive symptoms. Additionally, among parents with the highest propensity for having no children who complete...
14-Jul-2021 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Field biologists and NASA planes to map biodiversity in South Africa's Greater Cape Floristic Region

Scientists from the U.S. and South Africa are launching a campaign to map marine, freshwater, and terrestrial species and ecosystems in one of Earth’s biodiversity hotspots: the Greater Cape Floristic Region at the southwestern edge of South...
8-Jul-2021 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Impulsiveness Tied to Faster Eating in Children, Can Lead to Obesity

The research sought to uncover the relationship between temperament and eating behaviors in early childhood. The findings are critical because faster eating and greater responsiveness to food cues have been linked to obesity risk in children.
7-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Context in Science Reporting Affects Beliefs About, and Support For, Science

How the media frame stories about science affects the public’s perception about scientific accuracy and reliability, and one particular type of narrative can help ameliorate the harm to science’s reputation sometimes caused by different...
6-Jul-2021 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Antidiabetic Drug Causes Double the Weight Loss of Competitor in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Patients with Type 2 diabetes who were prescribed SGLT2 inhibitors lost more weight than patients who received GLP-1 receptor agonists, according to a University at Buffalo-led study.
1-Jul-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UB's Paras Prasad Receives Prestigious IEEE Award

Paras Prasad, executive director of the Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics at the University at Buffalo, is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Photonics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award.
29-Jun-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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