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3/17/17
An article on Medical Xpress about “alarm fatigue,” the idea that nurses or doctors can become desensitized to the nonstop cacophony of beeps that patient-monitoring devices make, reports a UB-led research team is developing a computer-based tool to identify these auditory blind spots, and quotes Matthew Bolton, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
3/17/17
An article on Futurity reports on a study that UB researchers used to develop a tool to help surgeons improve their posture in the operating room to reduce back and neck pain, and quotes Victor Paquet, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
3/17/17
An article on Front Line Genomics reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and that these stem cells can yield other cells that are present in the spinal cord and the brain.
3/17/17
An article on Science News for Students reports on Vader Systems, a company founded by father-and-son entrepreneurs Scott and Zack Vader, who have designed  and are manufacturing a liquid metal printer, with an assist from Chi Zhou, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
3/16/17
An article on PhysOrg reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and quotes Stelios Andreadis, professor and chair of chemical and biological engineering
3/15/17
A UPI article reports on a study that UB researchers used to develop a tool to help surgeons improve their posture in the operating room to reduce back and neck pain, and quotes Victor Paquet, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.