The Verge interviews Timothy Cook, assistant professor of chemistry, about a new device that can both harvest and store solar energy, which could one day bring electricity to rural and undeveloped areas.
The World, a Public Radio International program carried on NPR stations nationwide, traveled to Greenland in 2017 with Jason Briner, professor of geology and an internationally known climate researcher.
CNN interviews John Leddy, medical director of UB’s Concussion Management Clinic, about a new football study that found that a small change in kickoff rules may lead to a significant reduction in concussions rates.
An article in The New York Times about a faith-based program to retrain workers for new jobs and lives after prison and addiction interviews Kenneth Leonard, director of UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions.
An article on Scientific American about the return of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like condition that left more than 100 children in the U.S. at least partially paralyzed in 2014, interviews UB researcher Mark Hicar.
A National Geographic article about Greenland’s ice sheets interviews geologist Jason Briner who says warmer air may lead to additional Arctic snow, a factor that may reduce the rate of ice sheet shrinkage.
A USA Today story about President Trump encouraging more civil discourse after suspicious packages were sent to high profile Democrats and CNN interviews Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science.