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Scientists say the company likely contributed to elevated pollution levels on some properties but the contamination was not systematic in areas around the site.

UB-led research describes how a gene called Kdm6b helps motor neurons diversify into crucial subtypes.

UB researchers focus on breaking down PFAS, a family of highly persistent pollutants that can accumulate in people’s bodies, and in wildlife.

A study by anthropologist Nicholas Holowka has found that heavily cushioned shoes does not impact running style.

UB research finds employment outcomes are worse in states that have policies restricting criminal records-based discrimination.

In a new study, genetically engineered E. coli eat glucose, then help turn it into molecules found in gasoline.

New research led by UB psychologist Eduardo Mercado continues to challenge current thinking about whale songs.

The study's findings have broad implications when thinking about the challenges associated with autism.

UB professor Lillian Williams has devoted her career to building archives and organizations to advance the study of Black history, women’s history and local history.

Field biologists and NASA planes will document the distribution and function of species and ecosystems in the region.

UB geologists are looking at how these destructive phenomena — consisting of fast-flowing gas and ash — move across complex terrain.

A study led by a UB postdoc describes the gut contents of giant plumose anemones off the coast of Washington.

An NEH grant to support the UB project is part of a program that uses the humanities as channels for veterans to think more deeply about their military service.

A UB study digs into the history of summer in southern Greenland, with findings that hold a message of caution as the world warms again.

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could halve sea level rise caused by melting land ice this century, according to an international team that includes UB's Sophie Nowicki

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