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Biochemist seeks new way to fight cancer

Biochemist seeks new way to fight cancer

Published Aug 31, 2015

Binghamton biochemist Brian Callahan has discovered a new way to fight cancer, one that attacks only the cancer cells and promises fewer side effects. Read more

Student seeks new understanding of brain

Student seeks new understanding of brain

Published Jul 6, 2015

Neuroscientists at Binghamton are exploring the impacts of binge drinking. Read more

Harsh winter no hindrance to hungry ticks

Harsh winter no hindrance to hungry ticks

Published Apr 20, 2015

The heavy snow that blanketed the Northeast this winter was like a cozy quilt for baby blacklegged ticks that are now questing for blood as the weather warms up, Binghamton researcher Ralph Garruto tells the Associated Press. Read more

Bacteria may link stress, heart attacks

Bacteria may link stress, heart attacks

Published Jun 18, 2014

Scientists at Binghamton University have found a link between stress hormones and bacteria that may explain how emotional shock or over-exertion can trigger heart attacks. Read more

Biologist targets dormant bacteria

Biologist targets dormant bacteria

Published Jun 16, 2014

Research conducted by biofilms expert Claudia Marques and her Binghamton colleagues may show a new way to treat recurring infections. Read more

You really can be scared to death

You really can be scared to death

Published Jun 11, 2014

A new Binghamton University study has found the reason why stressful situations trigger heart attacks – and it’s all down to a link between stress hormones and bacteria, The Daily Mail reports. Read more

Nurse tests fibromyalgia therapy

Nurse tests fibromyalgia therapy

Published May 28, 2014

Binghamton graduate student Lynn Baniak is working on a novel treatment that seems to help patients with fibromyalgia. Read more