Research In The News

Going to extremes: A scientist in the wild

Going to extremes: A scientist in the wild

Published Jun 16, 2017

Binghamton engineer Jessica Fridrich discusses her research in steganography as well as her love of nature photography in this interview with The Eye of Photography. Read more

Linguist honored for work to preserve Judeo-Spanish culture

Linguist honored for work to preserve Judeo-Spanish culture

Published May 31, 2017

The New York Jewish Week named Binghamton faculty member Bryan Kirschen, a Ladino linguist, to its 36 Under 36: Millennials Pushing Change Through Compassion list.   Read more

What Lincoln can teach Trump

What Lincoln can teach Trump

Published Feb 21, 2017

Binghamton historian Donald Nieman, who has studied presidential leadership for decades, suggests a few things Donald Trump might learn from the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, in this Newsweek essay. Read more

A new strategy to stop female genital mutilation

A new strategy to stop female genital mutilation

Published Feb 9, 2017

Public health advocates should work to build friendships among cut and uncut women, Binghamton anthropologist Katherine Wander tells National Public Radio. That could lead to the next step, she says: “talking about the benefits girls and women realize from their cut status and then providing other ways to realize those benefits.” Read more

How to deal when your boss is a narcissist

How to deal when your boss is a narcissist

Published Feb 8, 2017

Working for a narcissist can be draining, demoralizing and destructive to your well-being and career, but Binghamton expert Seth Spain and others share strategies for coping with Money magazine. Read more

Fluorescent jellyfish may help solve energy crisis

Fluorescent jellyfish may help solve energy crisis

Published Dec 19, 2016

Biosolar researchers at Binghamton University and elsewhere are working to put ultra-efficient photosynthesis to work to make clean renewable power, Salon reports. Read more

There are only two kinds of terrible bosses

There are only two kinds of terrible bosses

Published Dec 19, 2016

Organizational psychologists, including Binghamton expert Seth Spain, reviewed existing literature on management styles in an attempt to create a taxonomy of less-than-stellar supervisors. The one they came up with turned out to be pretty simple: All bad bosses, they argued, fall into one of two categories. Read more in New York Magazine.  Read more