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A Secret in Our Saliva: Food and Germs Helped Humans Evolve Into Unique Member of Great Apes

University at Buffalo researchers discovered that the human diet — a result of increased meat consumption, cooking and agriculture — has led to stark differences in the saliva of humans compared to that of other primates.
16-Oct-2019 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lesbian and bisexual women more likely to smoke while drinking alcohol than heterosexual women

Sexual minority women are more likely to smoke cigarettes when drinking alcohol than heterosexual women, according to new University at Buffalo research.
2-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parent and sibling attitudes among top influences on teenage e-cigarette use

Flavor, safety and family attitude toward vaping are among the greatest factors influencing teenage perception of e-cigarettes, new University at Buffalo research finds.
30-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Onions and garlic are staples of a Puerto Rican condiment. Are they also a recipe for reduced breast cancer risk?

Women who ate the popular Puerto Rican condiment sofrito, which contains onions and garlic, more than once per day had a 67% decreased risk of breast cancer. It's the first population-based study examining the association between onion and garlic...
23-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking Abstinence Has Little Impact on the Motivation for Food

It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of cigarettes. But new research from the University at Buffalo suggests that smoking abstinence doesn’t greatly affect the motivation for food. The...
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school

A team led by a University at Buffalo social work researcher has developed a new tool for measuring parents’ perceptions of how they engage with their children’s education. The tool also offers school administrators a quick, economical and...
12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New drug may protect against memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

A new drug discovered through a research collaboration between the University at Buffalo and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
9-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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With one click, ‘digital pipeline’ automates classification of diabetic kidney disease

A new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision, has been developed by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at...
6-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Vaping-related disease: A challenge for health care providers

13-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Why one UB scientist is studying dust

"The level of dust in the air can have far-reaching effects on climate, but there are still a lot of unknowns in the field,” says Evans, PhD, an atmospheric scientist."
22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

Diana Aga's research examines how sewage treatment systems help — or don’t help — to eliminate antimicrobial drugs and their remnants, called residues, from wastewater before it’s discharged into rivers and lakes.
7-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Astounding Black Hole Image Opens a New Era of Science, UB Physicist Says

15-Apr-2019 3:55 PM EDT

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Climate models should consider people’s perceptions of climate risk, UB expert says

26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Why Alaskan Plate Tectonics Drive Massive Earthquakes

4-Dec-2018 3:25 PM EST

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@UBuffalo expert "has strong reservations" re: #CRISPR announcement this week

27-Nov-2018 11:30 AM EST

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Ultimately every state will expand Medicaid, says @UBuffalo health policy expert

9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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