David Sloan Wilson sees evolution as a useful lens through which to consider topics as diverse as urban planning and neuroscience. That’s why he established the interdisciplinary Evolutionary Studies program at Binghamton.
Andrew Gallup, postdoctoral research assistant, was mentioned in Psychology & Psychiatry Journal and The Chicago Tribune on June 16, in an article about yawning and its effect on the brain. According to Gallup, “Our brains are like computers, they operate most efficiently when cool and we yawn in response to increased brain or body temperature.”
Yulong Chen, assistant professor of biological sciences, was mentioned in multiple publications including Pain & Central Nervous System Week, Science Letter and Life Science Weekly on June 21, regarding his participation in studies about opiate receptors. These studies we conducted and related to the development of the central nervous system.
George Catalano, professor of bioengineering, was mentioned in PhysOrg, a publication based out of the United Kingdom, on June 28, in an article that discussed his recent textbook. Catalano’s latest book series, Engineering and Society: Working Towards Social Justice, encourages engineers to think about the long- and short-term implications of their projects.
Omowunmi Sadik, professor of chemistry, was mentioned in numerous publications including Science Letter and Science Weekly on June 29, in an article about biosensing. According to Sadik, “Biosensor technology is one area where recent advances are allowing for the development of new sensor chemistries and devices.”
During the month of June, Cindy Pudiak and Jim Clum were featured in The Press & Sun Bulletin’s Ask a Scientist column. Each month Binghamton University teams up with The Press & Sun Bulletin to publish a column where local students write scientific questions to be answered by Binghamton University experts.
Last Updated: 6/23/11