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2 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

"CanJam" joint among first to fly on NASA, Virgin Galactic flight

If the NASA test flight is successful, the Canfield joint actuation manipulator designed by Manoranjan Majji could be useful in directing the flight of satellites or helicopters by replacing the wheel with propellers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Buffalo, NY, Space

6 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Cable Access Programming

Fathers Douglas May and Poulos Ishak Youssef will be interviewed on the next edition of "Chautauqua People."

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Brocton, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Gateway Building investment paying off for UB

The University at Buffalo is using the Start-Up NY program to fill up empty space in its downtown Gateway Building.

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University at Buffalo

Green named to Health Leadership Fellows Program

"The outcomes of childhood experience - such as obesity, diabetes, drug and alcohol abuse, missed work, cancer, heart disease - have all been linked with early childhood experiences."

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo

Is it really a concussion? Symptoms overlap with neck injuries, making diagnosis a tough call

Research by UB's John Leddy has found that it is difficult to distinguish between concussion injury and neck injury based on symptoms alone.

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EurekAlert!

Short sellers not to blame for 2008 financial crisis, study finds

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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CE News

MCEER earthquake engineer: 'U.S. not prepared for effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area'

Buffalo, N.Y. - On July 29, Andrew Whittaker, Ph.D., S.E., director of MCEER at the University at Buffalo, will tell Congress that the United States is not prepared for effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Buffalo, NY, US News, US Politics, Representative Larry Bucshon, Republican, US House of Representatives

Business Journal

Campus counsel get down to ABCs

With regulatory compliance issues increasing each year for higher education, Erie Community College decided three years ago that it was time to hire in-house general counsel.

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Related Topix: New York, Niagara University, Canisius College

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Liazon, Bak are among eight companies pledging a total of 659 new jobs in WNY

The rapid growth of one Buffalo company and the arrival of another are highlights of today's announcement of Start-Up NY incentives.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

University at Buffalo

UB 'Joining Forces' collaboration aims to improve the...

"With the return of so many veterans to our community, the timing of our advanced health care provider training is ideal."

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo

Steinfeld to receive Haecker award for leadership in architectural research

"When we think of the most impactful architectural research of the past 40 years, Edward Steinfeld's research and influence on inclusive design has been unquestionably profound."

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13WHAM

Cuomo headed to western New York for announcement

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to make a public appearance in Buffalo, his first appearance in upstate New York's largest city since a published report said his administration interfered with the corruption panel the governor created.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

PsychCentral

Best Practice for Weight Control Targets Preschoolers and Parents

Investigators discovered traditional approaches to overweight prevention and treatment focusing only on the child are outdated, with interventions targeting both parent and child more effective.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Observer

Executive director of Fredonia T...

The State University of New York at Fredonia announced today that the Fredonia Technology Incubator will enter a transition phase with the pending departure of its executive director and the beginning of new initiatives to provide expanded opportunities for job growth in the community.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Buffalo, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Chautauqua County, NY

University at Buffalo

UB's 2014-15 Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Magic...

From left top row: Cheryl Strayed, Wes Moore, John Oliver From left bottom row: Magic Johnson, Robert Ballard, Steve Wozniak "For nearly 30 years, the Distinguished Speakers Series at UB has played a vital role in fostering dialogue and discovery by sharing a broad range of ideas and perspectives from some of the most compelling and influential ... (more)

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UB chief of geriatrics has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society

Bruce R. Troen, MD, University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society .

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Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Biology, Science

Mail on Sunday

Obese workers are 'less productive and may need longer rest breaks'

The researchers say their findings were so extreme that overweight people may need to take longer breaks to recover from the strains of work.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

University at Buffalo

Five named UB Distinguished Professors

BUFFALO, N.Y. Five faculty members representing the health sciences and engineering have been named University at Buffalo Distinguished Professors for 2014.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Medicine, Nursing, Denison University, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

EurekAlert!

Overweight and obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated

Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted, according to research published this week in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Overweight, Health, Preschoolers, Family, Pediatrics, Life, Food, Nutrition

UB Reporter

Steinfeld Haker Award

"Our built environment today is more equitable and empowering to a more diverse population due to Dr. Steinfeld's work and its impact on policy, advocacy and design."

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