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Your Gadget’s Next Power Supply? Your Body

Searching for a power outlet may soon become a thing of the past. Instead, devices will receive electricity from a small metallic tab that, when attached to the body, is capable of generating electricity from bending a finger and other simple...
9-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Buffalo Architect Manipulates Metal and Light to Create a Curious Cube

Christopher Romano embarked upon a two-year journey through the manipulation of light and metal as design materials. The result is a signature architectural structure nestled in the shadows of three iconic buildings on Buffalo’s historic East Side.
8-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Investors Lose, Insiders Win When IPOs Involve Analysts

When equity analysts are more involved in a firm’s initial public offering, investors who purchase stock based on these analysts’ reports lose more than 3 percent of their investment, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo...
25-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Assessments Often Miss Mental Health Issues for Youth on Probation

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...
19-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study: Treating Refugees From Western Perspective Leaves Providers and Patients Lost in Translation

University at Buffalo nursing research revealed that Somali Bantu women are open to family planning when methods help to space births of future children, rather than preventing new additions to their families.
20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Social Workers Lack Tools to Identify Potential Chronic Child Neglect

Neglect accounts for the majority of all child protection cases in the United States, yet child welfare workers lack effective assessment tools for identifying the associated risk and protective factors of chronic neglect. The ineffective...
14-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Your Smartphone’s Next Trick? Fighting Cybercrime.

A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device. The advancement opens the possibility of using smartphones — instead of body parts — as a form of...
13-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Mapping Technique Can Help Fight Extreme Poverty

A new mapping technique, described in the Nov. 14 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, shows how researchers are developing computational tools that combine cellphone records with data from satellites and geographic...
7-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
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The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
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UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
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