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Research tells us why psychopaths can succeed in society

Research tells us why psychopaths can succeed in society

Published May 11, 2022

A new study highlights an important link between the trait of psychopathy and charisma. The research, conducted by Binghamton’s Emma-Clementine Welsh, argues that a higher level of charisma in psychopathic individuals may make them more successful, Forbes reports. Read more

LGBTQ people face ‘groomer’ accusations and trolling as culture war rages on

LGBTQ people face ‘groomer’ accusations and trolling as culture war rages on

Published Apr 20, 2022

The rising tide of online abuse is challenging as the internet has become an essential place for young people to learn about LGBTQ identities and connect with community members. Data from the social media platform Reddit analyzed by Jeremy Blackburn, an assistant professor of computer science at Binghamton University who studies online extremism, found about a 100 percent increase since the beginning of the year in discussion of “grooming” in conjunction with various LGBTQ slurs starting in early March, NBC news reports. Read more

Funding to clean up orphaned oil, gas wells is on the way

Funding to clean up orphaned oil, gas wells is on the way

Published Feb 7, 2022

Two Binghamton University professors have been working to solve the problem of tracking down abandoned wells with newly developed drone technology, Sierra magazine reports. Read more

Friendliness, trustworthiness matter when forming teams

Friendliness, trustworthiness matter when forming teams

Published Jan 28, 2022

What gets you selected for a team project may be a surprise. Binghamton leadership expert Cynthia Maupin explains which traits are most sought after in this “Academic Minute” interview with WAMC. Read more

‘Smart Patch’ sensors receive clinical trials

‘Smart Patch’ sensors receive clinical trials

Published Jan 20, 2022

A revolutionary approach to medicine using flexible, wearable electronics being developed at Binghamton University has entered the clinical trial phase, WIVT reports. Read more

Binghamton battery project wins $500,000; will compete for $100M

Binghamton battery project wins $500,000; will compete for $100M

Published Dec 14, 2021

Binghamton University’s New Energy NY Project aims to transform the Southern Tier into an energy technology hub. Read more

More than ‘Squid Game:’ the international rise of K-dramas

More than ‘Squid Game:’ the international rise of K-dramas

Published Oct 21, 2021

Binghamton University scholar Robert Ku and others discuss Korean dramas such as “Squid Game” on the radio program 1A this week. Read more