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In Wake of European Commission Fines on Carmakers, Economists Assess the Societal Cost of Corporate Collusion on Emissions Technology

There are several ways for a business to make a dollar, and an often illegal one is collusion among corporations. But the usual practice is an agreement to keep prices high or quantities low. Less investigated, however, is collusion on...
21-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAlbany Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Boost Gender Equity among STEM Faculty

The University at Albany has received a prestigious $1 million, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an academic and research climate where women faculty in STEM fields can thrive and develop their careers to the...
15-Jul-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAlbany Atmospheric Scientists Lead DOE Project to Enhance Offshore Wind Research Buoys

The collaborative project aims to design, install and deploy a buoy-based flux measurement system that can provide new insight on offshore wind conditions and improve forecast models.
7-Jul-2021 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PIRE Research Connects Air Pollution to Worst Taiwanese Drought in Nearly 60 Years

The study, published in the Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, analyzed 13 years of satellite and surface to better understand how aerosols impact cloud lifecycle and precipitation during the autumn months over northern Taiwan.
24-Jun-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ALS Research Partnership Showing Promising Results

Research on a potential therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that’s taking place in a University at Albany chemistry lab is showing promising results.
24-May-2021 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fewer Severe Heart Attack Patients Pursued Treatment During Pandemic

A recent study found that the number of patients who pursued treatment for a severe form of heart attack dropped significantly in New York State during the pandemic.
15-Apr-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Volcanic Eruptions had Large and Persistent Impacts on Global Hydroclimate over Last Millennium

In a new study, a team of paleoclimate researchers used a proxy product that employs natural climate archives to better understand the global and seasonal hydroclimate impacts of all known large tropical eruptions over the last millennium.
8-Mar-2021 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Risk Communication Experts Analyze Visual Responses to Tornado Warning Graphics

The analysis used a combination of eye-tracking methods and “think aloud” interviews to investigate what visual features attract attention and/or cue a call to action around an emerging threat.
25-Feb-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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