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Newswise: Forensic Chemist Proposes Sweat Testing Strip as Breathalyzer Replacement

Forensic Chemist Proposes Sweat Testing Strip as Breathalyzer Replacement

University at Albany, State University of New York

Jan Halámek and his team of researchers at the University at Albany, led by Department of Chemistry graduate student Mindy Hair, are developing a sensing strip that can detect a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC) based on ethanol levels in a small sweat sample.

Channels: Chemistry, Crime and Forensic Science, All Journal News, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Staff Picks,

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11-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
Newswise: Study: Favorable Environments for Large Hail Increasing Across U.S.
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9-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST
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Study Finds Children Log Excessive Screen-Time

University at Albany, State University of New York

A study conducted by the University at Albany, the National Institutes of Health and New York University Langone Medical Center uncovered several new findings about the amount of time children spend watching television or using a computer or mobile device.

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26-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST
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UAlbany Receives $1 Million for Public Health Modeling Center

University at Albany, State University of New York

The University at Albany is now the home of an applied modeling center designed to aid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health organizations in developing, implementing and altering public health initiatives.

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12-Nov-2019 3:20 PM EST
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UAlbany Researcher Finds Link Between Opioid Misuse and Depression in Teen Girls

University at Albany, State University of New York

Keith Chan of UAlbany's School of Social Welfare, found that among girls ages 12-17, the misuse of opioids greatly increases the chance of having a major depressive episode.

Channels: Children's Health, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology and Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, All Journal News,

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1-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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29-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Digital Forensics Professor Coauthors Book on Improving Cloud Security Auditing

Digital Forensics Professor Coauthors Book on Improving Cloud Security Auditing

University at Albany, State University of New York

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. That’s according to the School of Business’s Suryadipta Majumdar, a coauthor of a book published in September on cloud security auditing. Majumdar, an assistant professor of information security and digital forensics, said that the book addresses privacy and security concerns related to cloud platforms and solutions yet offers best practices and solutions to help businesses overcome them.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Technology, Cybersecurity,

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9-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Business Professor Lands NSF Grant to Combat 'Insider' Threats

Business Professor Lands NSF Grant to Combat 'Insider' Threats

University at Albany, State University of New York

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Sanjay Goel from the University at Albany's School of Business a nearly $300,000 grant to combat ‘insider’ threats in cybersecurity.

Channels: Business Ethics, Wall Street, Cybersecurity, Psychology and Psychiatry,

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9-Oct-2019 12:55 PM EDT
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