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Study: Climate Scientists Create Model for Global Forest Growth Through 2060

In a new study, researchers at the University at Albany have turned to more than a century’s worth of data (from 1901 to 2012) in NOAA’s International Tree Ring Data Bank to both analyze historical tree growth at 3,579 forests around the world...
28-May-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Forensic Chemist’s Laser Technology Can Detect Crime Scene Smokers

Igor Lednev’s innovative laser-light technology is adding another use to its forensics toolbox – being able to determine if a smoker was at the crime scene based on biological evidence.
12-May-2020 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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RNA Scientist Receives NSF Funding for Rapid Coronavirus Testing

A biomedical engineer is leading new research that could soon deliver coronavirus test results much faster and at much lower cost.
7-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Behavioral treatments vs. opioids: a UAlbany health psychologist surveys chronic pain sufferers

Chronic pain, a disabling health condition that affects 50 million to 116 million Americans, is often treated with opioids, despite little evidence of long-term benefit and risks of addiction and overdose. Do patients know their options beyond...
28-Feb-2020 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Proximity to Green Spaces Impacts Health

A University at Albany team worked with colleagues around the globe on two separate studies to determine the effects that greenery has on our health – finding that the greener our surroundings, the better.
4-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UAlbany Atmospheric Scientist Leads $2 Million Project to Study Hurricane Intensity

Atmospheric scientist Brian Tang has been awarded $2.145 million from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to help forecasters better understand and predict the rapid intensification of hurricanes.
30-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Forensic Chemist Detects Marijuana-Use Based on Sweat Test

Jan Halámek is proving that our own perspiration not only gives away how drunk we are – but if we are high, too.
6-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

People in Peru Are Being Exposed to Potentially Dangerous Levels of Mercury

People living in the southern Peruvian Amazon are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury due to a combination of their diet and artisanal and small-scale gold mining occurring in their communities.
19-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Expert: Anti-Government Extremists Are Present at U.S. Lockdown Protests

1-Jun-2020 1:05 PM EDT

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Expert: Economic Recovery will Rely on Businesses’ Ability to Adapt

20-Apr-2020 4:05 PM EDT

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Atmospheric Scientists Available to Discuss Environmental Impact of a Global Pandemic

14-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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UAlbany Experts Available to Discuss Psychological Impacts of COVID-19

23-Mar-2020 10:30 AM EDT

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Criminal Justice Expert Available to Discuss Coronavirus and the U.S. Justice System

19-Mar-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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UAlbany Emergency Management, Public Health Experts Available to Discuss COVID-19

17-Mar-2020 10:35 AM EDT

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UAlbany Physicist Available to Speak on Google’s “Quantum Supremacy” Claim

25-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Digital Forensics Professor Coauthors Book on Improving Cloud Security Auditing

Companies and consumers alike are increasingly turning to cloud infrastructures to store and protect their data. The cybersecurity risks associated with the technology are growing – and demand a more robust response from industry to confront them....
9-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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