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Schizophrenia could start in the early stages of pregnancy

A story on WAMC’s Academic Minute features Michael
Stachowiak, professor of pathology and anatomical sciences in the
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, who discussed
new findings that show the early stages of pregnancy as the
starting point for schizophrenia. “After centuries of
patients suffering horrendous treatment, our findings now reveal
that schizophrenia is a disorder of faulty brain construction
during the first trimester of pregnancy, […]

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UB to use $100,000 grant for student emergency assistance

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo will enhance its
efforts to ensure that students experiencing unforeseen financial
hardships are able to stay on track toward graduation, thanks to a
new grant.
UB has received $100,000 from the Gerstner Family Foundation and
the Heckscher Foundation for Children to boost the
university’s student emergency fund program.
The grant is part of more than $600,000 that the two foundations
awarded […]

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Florida shooting: Not just a mental health issue, UB expert says

An article on NBC News about last week’s massacre
at a Florida high school and a letter from a Colorado father of
four who claimed that the only thing that stopped him from carrying
out his own bloodbath 30 years ago was his inability to get a gun
interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB Alberti Center for
Bullying Abuse Prevention, who said the letter touched […]

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Students create their vision for UB GRoW Home’s next move

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo’s
award-winning GRoW Home will soon need a change-of-address
form.
That’s because the 1,100-square-foot, ultra-efficient
dwelling will be relocated from its current spot on UB’s
South Campus to a more prominent, and permanent, location next to
the Solar Strand on the university’s North Campus.
Seven graduate students in Martha Bohm’s fall studio spent
the semester developing a vision for the siting of […]

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Students need help before catastrophes occur, UB expert says

An article in The Washington Post about the need for more
health professionals to help students before catastrophes occur
interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center
for Bullying Abuse Prevention, who said the inevitable calls for
immediate action after a shooting often miss the point. “We
are getting better providing, unfortunately in some ways, the
crisis intervention, but that’s after something terrible
happens,” she said. “As […]

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Tragedy spurs young voices into gun control debate

An article in USA Today about last week’s mass
shooting in Florida, and the passionate response it has generated
among student survivors who are calling for gun control
legislation, interviews Mark Seery, associate professor of
psychology, who said it is not unexpected that young voices are
rising to the national stage on gun violence. “This could
compel young people who have never advocated for anything before […]

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UB Department of Theatre and Dance to present Zodiaque Dance Ensemble in Cool Hunting

ZDE presents choreography by UB Dance faculty Jeanne
Fornarola, Kerry Ring, and Danielle Sheather.
Fornarola’s choreography explores the classic pantomime and
choreographic patterns steaming from the traditional roots of the
Romatinc Ballet and manipulates them to create a contemporary
“cool” look. Choreographer Kerry Ring explores
“cool” through a new terrain where music and movement
meet during each live performance. The music composed and performed
by the dance department’s […]

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Study shows letting kids sip and taste alcohol is a risky behavior

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Parents who allow their young children to
occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an
increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids
reach late adolescence, according to a new study by a University at
Buffalo psychologist.
The findings contradict the common belief that letting kids sip
and taste alcoholic drinks is harmless, and might even help to
promote […]

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The science behind your sweet tooth

An article in The Washington Post about how
people’s bodies respond to eating sugar interviews Jennifer
Temple, associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences
and director of the Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory in the
UB School of Public Health and Health Professions, who conducted
research to test whether eating sugary treats causes more eating of
sugary treats. “Not everybody, but 40 percent of people
who are already overweight […]

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Virtual reality in the classroom helps improve interest and recall

An Associated Press article about the use of virtual
reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb, director of
UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the effect on
learning is to improve interest, understanding and recall. “Too
often in schools, when we do things with laboratories, it’s … you
mix this together, you mix that together and you get this outcome.
And if you don’t get that […]

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Chinese New Year celebration at UB combines traditional and contemporary performing arts

BUFFALO, N.Y. – For the eighth consecutive year, the
University at Buffalo Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of
Western New York (CC-WNY) will mark the arrival of the Chinese New
Year with a diverse program celebrating Chinese culture on
Saturday, Feb. 17, from 2:30-5 p.m. at UB’s Center for the
Arts.
The popular free event has often filled the CFA’s
Mainstage to capacity with guests enjoying […]

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How antidepressants are accumulating in the brains of fish

An article in The Economist reports on research by
Diana Aga, Henry Woodburn Professor of Chemistry, that found
high concentrations of the active ingredients in antidepressants in
the brains of fish taken from the Niagara River. The article notes
that “fish respond similarly to humans on antidepressants.
They are less risk-averse and, it appears, happier. That seems to
make them more likely to be eaten,” and […]

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Physical activity key to healthy aging, UB researcher says

A story on WAMC’s Academic Minute features
Michael LaMonte, research associate professor of
epidemiology and environmental health in the UB School of Public
Health and Health Professions, who discussed changing physical
activity guidelines, especially for older adults.
“There’s a new message we should be sending to older
adults: Every movement counts,” he said. “In our study,
women who participated in light physical activity for 30 minutes a
day […]

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RIA Spring Seminar Series focuses on substance use issues in women

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Spring Seminar Series at the
University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will explore
the topics of nicotine, drug and alcohol use by women, including
sex differences in smoking, preventing substance use in pregnancy,
and drinking issues among lesbian and bisexual women. 
 
The three-part seminar series is free and open to the public.
All seminars take place on Fridays at 10 a.m. […]

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Margaret Atwood to speak at UB as part of Humanities to the Rescue

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Novelist, literary critic and
environmental activist Margaret Atwood, author of “The
Handmaid’s Tale,” the best-selling novel that inspired
the television series of the same name, will deliver the keynote
address on Friday, March 9, at 8 p.m. at the University at Buffalo
Center for the Arts to open “Humanities to the Rescue,”
a weekend of programming presented by the university’s
Humanities Institute, that also […]

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Sound and visual artist will discuss new installation at Darwin D. Martin House

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Innovative sound and visual composer
Olivier Pasquet will discuss the architectural and musical contexts
of his evolving site-specific piece for the Eleanor and Wilson
Greatbatch Pavilion at the Darwin D. Martin House Complex, titled
“Lloyd’s Mirror” during its premier on Monday,
Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.
Commissioned as part of Pasquet’s residency in the
University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative,
“Lloyd’s Mirror” uses speakers and […]

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Media Advisory: Will Ridge Lea Larry, the taxidermied groundhog, see his shadow on Feb. 2?

BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo geologists are a
hardy bunch. They make
their own lava and camp
out in the Arctic.
So it’s no surprise that the Department of Geology holds
an annual cookout in the depths of winter, lighting up the grill at
the start of February to mark Groundhog Day and celebrate the
beginning of the spring semester.
The highlight this year, as always, will […]

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Tripathi thanked by SUNY Chancellor in her State of the University address

UB President Satish K. Tripathi was quoted in a story on
WBFO-FM about yesterday’s State of the University
System Address by SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. “It was a
great speech – she really touched upon four different things
and all of those are important for SUNY and UB,” said
Tripathi, who attended the speech and was thanked in the beginning
by Johnson. “I would also like […]

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How perceived gender bias shapes what major women chose

A story on Inside Higher Ed about a new study that showed
that perceived gender bias in a given discipline is the primary
reason women use for selecting a college major, not the perception
that a field is science or math oriented, and interviews Liesl
Folks, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
who is leading a new study aimed at increasing […]

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Kathy Twist announced as UB interim athletic director

An article in the Buffalo News reports Kathy Twist,
senior associate athletic director for sports administration and
senior woman administrator, has been named interim director of
athletics, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi. “I am
grateful to Kathy for her willingness to serve in this important
role in an interim capacity, and I extend my thanks and
appreciation to Allen [Greene] and the entire Athletics […]

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UB sports law expert says Michigan State’s next AD should come from outside

An article on MLive.com, a media group of eight
newspapers in the state of Michigan, about the search for the next
Michigan State athletic director after Mark Hollis announced his
resignation amid the fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal
interviews Nellie Drew, a sports law expert and adjunct
instructor in the UB School of Law. “If I’m sitting in their seat,
I’m taking somebody from the […]

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UB’s crystal growing contest shines on Science Friday

Science Friday interviewed Jason Benedict, associate
professor of chemistry, about his work with crystals and the U.S.
Crystal Growing Competition that he founded four years ago, which
in 2017 garnered just over 100 crystals grown by young scientists,
from high schoolers to kindergarteners. “I’m pretty
blown away actually when I see some of these things,” he
said. “[Every year,] they’ve just been getting better
and better.”
Learn more:
https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/how-to-grow-your-own-crystals/
found […]

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Media Advisory: Lead architect for Jacobs School building at UB to discuss new facility’s design

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The public is invited to explore the
design and development of the new Jacobs School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences building at the University at Buffalo with
Kenneth Drucker, design principal of HOK, the global design,
architecture, engineering and planning firm that designed the
school.
Drucker will deliver a public lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday,
Jan. 31, in 403 Hayes
Hall, UB South Campus. […]

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World-renowned ‘paranormal’ investigator Joe Nickell to headline Buffalo’s next Science & Art Cabaret

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo’s Science Art Cabaret
will feature a single speaker at its next event on Wednesday, Feb.
7: paranormal investigator Joe Nickell, a senior research fellow of
the Amherst-based Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and a former
stage magician and private detective.
Utilizing his eclectic background, Nickell has become widely
known as an investigator of myths and mysteries, frauds, forgeries
and hoaxes.
At the cabaret, Nickell […]

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New books from UB Research Institute on Addictions will assist alcohol treatment providers

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two new books from the University at
Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will provide treatment
providers with resources to help people with an alcohol use
disorder manage their negative emotions and cravings for
alcohol.
“Emotion Regulation Treatment of Alcohol Use
Disorders” and its accompanying workbook for clients,
“Managing Negative Emotions Without Drinking” were
written by RIA’s Paul R. Stasiewicz, PhD, senior research
scientist, Clara M. Bradizza, […]

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How ancient leaves could help us predict future snowfall

The Buffalo News published a front-page feature on the
work of UB Assistant Professor of Geology Elizabeth Thomas, who is
using ancient leaf waxes to study the history of precipitation in
the region. Thomas’s research aims to learn more about the behavior
of lake effect snow during a warm period thousands of years ago,
with the goal of improving our understanding of how this type […]

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Tracing the causes behind America’s opioid epidemic

“The Opioid Epidemic,” a one-hour PBS
documentary that traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth
in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these
drugs are having in virtually every part of the nation, interviews
Richard Blondell, vice chair for addiction medicine and professor
of family medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences. “I think some physicians don’t appreciate how
potent these […]

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UB Dental adds nurses, dieticians and audiologists to treat more than smiles on annual day of care

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Dental
Medicine is delivering more than healthy smiles this February.
For its annual Give Kids A Smile Day – a national program
dedicated to raising awareness about the prevalence of untreated
dental disease and teaching children good dental health habits
– the School of Dental Medicine will expand its services
beyond oral health care to include free […]

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Former Ambassador Susan Rice to appear at UB Feb. 28

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Former National Security Advisor Susan E.
Rice will speak at the University at Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Alumni Arena on the UB North Campus. She is
the featured speaker in UB’s 42nd Annual Martin Luther King
Jr. Commemoration event, which is part of the university’s
Distinguished Speakers Series.
Rice served President Barack Obama as National Security Advisor
from July […]

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Media Advisory: Buffalo, Southern Tier to serve as learning lab for UB students committed to staying in the region

BUFFALO, N.Y. — When University at Buffalo students are
selected as Western New York Prosperity Fellows, they must
demonstrate a commitment to the area, promising to work here for at
least two years within 10 years of graduation.
A seminar this week will help these students develop a deeper
understanding of the region. The course turns Buffalo and the
Southern Tier into a learning lab.
From touring […]

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UB’s supercomputing experts assess risks from Intel patches

A story on High-Performance Computing Wire, a website
that covers the supercomputing industry, reports on a study led by
researchers from UB’s Center for Computational Research. Using the
center’s XD Metrics on Demand, a tool that monitors the performance
of supercomputers and their software programs, researchers showed
that recent patches put out by Intel to mitigate security
vulnerabilities had little to no decrease in performance on […]

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Assessments often miss mental health issues for youth on probation

BUFFALO, N.Y. – An assessment tool used by many
jurisdictions within the juvenile justice system that is intended
to help recognize the effects of adversity and trauma in
children’s lives is not the best means of evaluating mental
health problems faced by at-risk youth, according to new study by a
University at Buffalo social work researcher.
The groundbreaking research, which lead author Patricia
Logan-Greene believes is among […]

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Wooster Group to present free performances of highly praised show ‘The B Side’

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Wooster Group, an innovative company
of theater and media artists, will present four free performances
of the critically acclaimed “The B-Side: ‘Negro
Folklore from Texas State Prisons’ A Record Album
Interpretation” as part of its upcoming residency in the
University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative (CAI).
Chosen by Ben Brantley of The New York Times as one of the best
shows of 2017, […]

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Barbara Howe to receive UB School of Law’s Jaeckle Award Jan. 26

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Hon. Barbara Howe, former New York State
Surrogate Judge for Erie County, will receive the University at
Buffalo School of Law’s 2018 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award on
Friday, Jan. 26.
Howe, a member of the law school’s Class of 1980, will
accept the award at the School of Law’s annual New York City
Alumni Luncheon to be held at the Union League Club […]

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You may soon be able to regrow lost teeth

A story on NBC News about new high-tech dental treatments
that may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even
regrow entire teeth reports Praveen Arany, assistant professor of
oral biology in the UB School of Dental Medicine, is testing the
use of low-power laser light to stimulate tooth regeneration.
“By regenerating the tooth so the pulp is coated in natural
dentin again, it doesn’t […]

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UB addiction specialist Clara Bradizza appointed to NIH study section

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Clara Bradizza, PhD, senior research scientist
in the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has
been selected to serve as a member of the Interventions to Prevent
and Treat Addictions Study Section of the National Institutes of
Health’s Center for Scientific Review.
Study sections review grant applications submitted to the NIH,
make recommendations to NIH advisory councils or boards, and survey
the status […]

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Do kids and adults consume caffeine for the same reasons?

An article in Quartz about the impact that caffeine can
have on an individual’s health interviews Jennifer Temple,
director of UB’s Nutrition and Health Research Lab, who a
little over a decade ago noticed how scant the research was on how
caffeine affects children and adolescents. “It’s less
about combating fatigue and more about things like, ‘I use it
to study for a test, or I […]

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U.S. News ranks UB’s education, nursing online programs among nation’s best

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Online programs in the University at
Buffalo Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing were
named to U.S. News World Report’s 2018 Best Online
Programs rankings.
The online programs offered by the Graduate School of Education
were ranked No. 15 in the nation in the Best Online Graduate
Education Programs rankings, earning a placement on the annual list
for the sixth consecutive […]

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Editorial: New hope for troubled BUILD academy

An editorial in the Buffalo News praises the UB Graduate School
of Education for volunteering to take over Buffalo’s troubled
BUILD Academy in order to improve outcomes at the pre-K to
eighth-grade school. “UB President Satish Tripathi and
Suzanne Rosenblith, dean of the Graduate School of Education, gave
their support to the college’s application. Superintendent
Kriner Cash made positive, although non-committal, comments
regarding the UB proposal. It […]

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Media Advisory: Severe weather will limit gravesite portion of Millard Fillmore’s commemoration ceremony on Jan. 5

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Because of the severe weather forecast for
Friday, Jan. 5, the gravesite commemoration celebrating the 218th
anniversary of the birth of Millard Fillmore, the University at
Buffalo’s first chancellor and 13th president of the United
States, scheduled to be held at 10 a.m. in Forest Lawn Cemetery,
will be shortened to a brief wreath presentation ceremony outdoors,
featuring representatives from the White House, […]

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Tripathi praises Cuomo’s higher education proposals

BUFFALO, N.Y.  – University at Buffalo President
Satish K. Tripathi released this statement today in support of the
higher education proposals outlined yesterday by Gov. Andrew M.
Cuomo in his State of the State address:
“We applaud Governor Cuomo’s steadfast commitment to
higher education in New York State. As New York’s largest
public institution and an internationally recognized research
university, UB fully supports the governor’s proposal to
provide […]

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Caring for elders is causing declines in workforce among women

A New York Times article discusses how caring for elders
is a growing factor in the declining participation in the labor
force by women. It references a study by Sean Fahle, associate
professor in the Department of Economics, which tracked women in
their early 50s and early 60s and found that those who provided
care to an older relative were 8 percent less likely to […]

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria take toll on coral reefs

BBC Newsday covered a recent research
trip that Howard Lasker, professor of geology, took to inspect
the damage that Caribbean coral reefs sustained following
Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In the Independent, Lasker said:
“Hurricanes generate huge waves. The effect is like
sandblasting — the waves carry sand and debris, such as bits
of broken coral, onto the reefs, striking them over and over
again.” 
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05s5bty
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Do returns help boost profits for the retail industry?

American Public Media’s Marketplace interviewed Charles
Lindsey, associate professor of marketing in the UB School of
Management, for a story about returns for online holiday gifts.
Lindsey said returns aren’t a gift for retailers.
“[Retailers] send them to a distribution center, they may be
purchased by liquidators…they may end up in a
landfill.”
Read more: https://www.marketplace.org/2017/12/27/economy/re-gift-love-or-bad-shirt-might-wind-dump
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Editorial: Critics of new medical school are off base

An editorial in the Buffalo News calls two UB faculty
members “off base” after they complained in an article
that the money being spent on the new Jacobs School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences building is doing nothing for them. 
“Any implication that the university made poor use of its
resources by improving its medical school and moving it to the
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is […]

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Media Advisory: UB and partners to commemorate Millard Fillmore’s 218th birthday on Jan. 5

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The 218th anniversary of the birth of
Millard Fillmore, UB’s first chancellor and 13th president of
the United States, will be celebrated at a ceremony to be held at
10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, in Buffalo’s Forest Lawn
Cemetery.
The program will begin at the Millard Fillmore gravesite,
located in section F on this map,
with brief remarks and wreath presentations by representatives […]

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UB pharmacy school partners with SUNY colleges to offer early entry in doctoral program

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has formed new collaborative
2+4 agreements with eight SUNY community colleges to provide
students with the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree
in a shorter amount of time.
The 2+4 agreements will allow students to apply to UB’s
PharmD program after completing two years of undergraduate study at
community colleges in an […]

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To fight cybercrime, UB engineers match photos to smartphones

An article on Vox’s The Verge reports UB
researchers have discovered a way to identify smartphones by
analyzing just a single photo taken by the device, and quotes Kui
Ren, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Computer Science and
Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
“Like snowflakes, no two smartphones are the same. Each
device, regardless of the manufacturer or make, can be identified
through […]

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Social workers lack tools to spot chronic child neglect

An article on Psych Central reports on UB research which
found that social workers lack tools to identify cases of chronic
child neglect. “Most of the time child neglect is considered
among the least damaging forms of maltreatment compared to physical
and sexual abuse, but we do have research that neglect and chronic
neglect, especially, are significantly detrimental to children even
when they’re not physically harmed,” […]

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Buffalo-based startup POP BIO partners with int’l pharma companies

BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo spinoff POP
Biotechnologies (POP BIO) is ending the year on a high note.
The Buffalo-based, biopharmaceutical startup recently inked
research agreements with two international pharmaceutical
companies, signed a manufacturing contract with a regional drug
development firm and moved into new digs at the UB Technology
Incubator at Baird Research Park.
The company has developed a vaccine adjuvant called SNAP, an
abbreviation for […]

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