An article on Metro reports on UB research that showed that most people on Twitter who share false information don’t correct or delete their erroneous tweets, helping them spread even more, and interviews Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
An article on Global Citizen reports researchers at UB have developed a solar water purifier they hope can sanitize water more quickly, cheaply and effectively than other models, and quotes Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering.
An article in The Washington Post about a new UB study that showed that during disasters, active Twitter users are likely to spread false news, either by retweeting or “liking” the original post, interviews Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
A story on Innovation Trail reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.
An article in Photonics reports that UB research has developed a multifunctional microscope slide that supports real-time monitoring and mapping of temperature distribution and heat transport using a coating of an optical exceptional point structure, and quotes Ruogang Zhao, assistant professor of biomedical engineering.