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Neanderthals could hear and make the same sounds as humans, new research suggests

Neanderthals could hear and make the same sounds as humans, new research suggests

Published Mar 2, 2021

Neanderthals, our closest ancestors, could have produced the same sounds as humans today, according to a new study from Binghamton anthropologist Rolf Quam and his colleagues, CNN reports. Read more

Children Are Consuming Hand Sanitizer. Here’s How to Keep Them Safe.

Children Are Consuming Hand Sanitizer. Here’s How to Keep Them Safe.

Published Mar 2, 2021

Parents should store hand sanitizer like they do medications, Binghamton’s William Eggleston tells The New York Times.  Read more

Binghamton-Lockheed team takes top prize in DoD contest

Binghamton-Lockheed team takes top prize in DoD contest

Published Dec 24, 2020

Participants in the contest were challenged to create a 3D printed object to demonstrate how additive manufacturing can be used to create electronics. Read more

Don’t crush that ant — it could plant a wildflower

Don’t crush that ant — it could plant a wildflower

Published Aug 13, 2020

Researchers, including Binghamton biologist Kirsten Prior, discussed the ant-seed relationship at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Science magazine reports. Read more

What should replace disputed memorials?

What should replace disputed memorials?

Published Aug 4, 2020

Confederate monuments and other disputed memorials have come down in cities across America. What should take their place? Binghamton historian Anne C. Bailey and others share their views with TIME magazine. Read more

What drives social behavior during the pandemic?

What drives social behavior during the pandemic?

Published Aug 4, 2020

NPR speaks with Binghamton University economist Plamen Nikolov about how the pandemic is altering the way we behave. Read more

Ending the pandemic will require big pharma to put ethics before profits

Ending the pandemic will require big pharma to put ethics before profits

Published Jul 20, 2020

Access to medicines is usually an ethical problem, not a scientific one, Binghamton scholar Nicole Hassoun writes in FastCompany. And that’s going to complicate the global coronavirus fight. Read more