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  1. Mobile Coupons Can Increase Revenue Both During and After a PromotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Mobile coupons not only drive customers to spend money during a promotion - they can encourage long-term purchase behavior as well. New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that mobile coupons can affect both short- and long-term sales goals, and that targeting customers with the right type of mobile coupon can boost revenue.

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  2. It's Lyme Disease Season: Current Preventative Research and How to Protect Yourself This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Newswise

    Lyme disease is becoming a growing problem, not only in the Binghamton and surrounding areas, but in other communities across parts of the country as well. Since it's summertime -- prime tick season -- and people are keen to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather, it's especially important that people are aware of the dangers that ticks pose, particularly Lyme disease.

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  3. Living in Areas with Less Sun May Increase Your Risk of OCDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Living at higher latitudes, where there is also less sunlight, could result in a higher prevalence rate of obsessive compulsive disorder , according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. "The results of this project are exciting because they provide additional evidence for a new way of thinking about OCD," said Meredith Coles, professor of psychology at Binghamton University.

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  4. Engineer Creates New Design for Ultra-Thin Capacitive SensorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, NY As part of ongoing acoustic research at Binghamton University, State University at New York Distinguished Professor Ron Miles has created a workable sensor with the least possible resistance to motion. The thin and flexible sensor is ideal for sensing sounds because it can move with the airflow made by even the softest noises and addresses issues with accelerometers, microphones and many other similar sensors.

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  5. Drones Could Be Used to Detect Dangerous "Butterfly" Landmines in Post-Conflict RegionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Drones could be used to detect dangerous "butterfly" landmines in remote regions of post-conflict countries, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. It is estimated that there are at least 100 million military munitions and explosives of concern devices in the world, of various size, shape and composition.

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  6. Easter Islanders used rope, ramps to put giant hats on famous statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. The ancient people of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, were able to move massive stone hats and place them on top of statues with little effort and resources, using a parbuckling technique, according to new research from a collaboration that included investigators from Binghamton University, State University at New York. "Of the many questions that surround the island's past, two tend to stand out: How did people of the past move such massive statues and how did they place such massive stone hats on top of their heads?" said Carl Lipo, a professor of anthropology at Binghamton University.

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  7. Binghamton University professor publishes his first mystery novelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. S.G Grant, an award-winning professor of history education at Binghamton University, State University at New York, has published his first novel, Stealing Homer , under the pseudonym Geoffrey Scott. Stealing Homer is equal parts amateur sleuth mystery, art treatise and examination of small-town life.

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  8. New research could improve wireless sensing and communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. A research team led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University at New York plans to improve wireless sensor networks with a relatively new type of technology that harnesses energy from the biological photosynthetic process. Binghamton University Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Seokheun "Sean" Choi was recently awarded a $510k grant from the Office of Naval Research for his project titled "Supercapacitive micro-bio-photovoltaics for sustainable wireless sensor networks."

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  9. New Research Could Improve Efficiency and Luminance of TV and Smartphone DisplaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Your TV and smartphone could be more efficient and luminescent thanks to new research conducted with assistance from Binghamton University, State University at New York. When it comes time to buy something like a new TV, the casual consumer will be focused on the size of the screen, while more tech-savvy consumers are interested in knowing things like if the display is LCD or OLED.

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  10. Scientists Can Measure Population Change Through Chemicals Found in FecesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Fecal stanols organic molecules located in sediment can give archaeologists new information about population numbers and changes, according to new research by faculty at Binghamton University, State University at New York. "Archaeologists have just begun to explore how biomarkers like fecal stanols can provide information on past populations," said Carl Lipo, professor of anthropology at Binghamton University.

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  11. Lonely and Non-Empathetic People More Likely to Make Unethical Shopping DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Lonely consumers are capable of behaving morally , but aren't motivated to, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. "Consumers very often behave immorally.

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  12. Black Parents Can Help Bridge Cultural Divide Between Students and White TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Bringing black parents into school settings can work toward shifting and closing the cultural disconnects between black families and predominantly white school personnel, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Black students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 experience persistent educational disparities involving disproportionate disciplinary practices.

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  13. Food Packaging Could Be Negatively Affecting Nutrient Absorption in Your Body, New Research ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates, according to new research by faculty and students at Binghamton University, State University at New York. "We found that zinc oxide nanoparticles at doses that are relevant to what you might normally eat in a meal or a day can change the way that your intestine absorbs nutrients or your intestinal cell gene and protein expression," said Gretchen Mahler, associate professor of bioengineering.

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  14. Want People to Fund Your Kickstarter Project? Sell Them on Your Reputation FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, NY When trying to entice people to invest in your product on a crowdfunding website, potential funders are more concerned about your ethical characteristics than your actual ability to make and deliver the product, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Popular crowdfunding sites, like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, give people a platform to display their ideas for products or services they'd like to create, giving virtually anyone the opportunity to fund the project.

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  15. A Combination of Personality Traits Might Make You More Addicted to Social NetworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Newswise

    As social networking companies feel the heat to create a more socially responsible and positive experience for their millions of users, new research out of Binghamton University, State University of New York explores how the interaction of personality traits can impact the likelihood of developing an addiction to social networking. Newswise - BINGHAMTON, N.Y. As social networking companies feel the heat to create a more socially responsible and positive experience for their millions of users, new research out of Binghamton University, State University of New York explores how the interaction of personality traits can impact the likelihood of developing an addiction to social networking.

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  16. Improving the Distribution of Wealth Requires Addressing World PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, NY Political equality and democracy matter, but to improve the global distribution of wealth we must reduce global poverty, according to a new paper from faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. According to statistics based on family data showing wealth distribution in the United States in 2017, the lower-income 50 percent of the American population owned about 1.1 percent of the total wealth, while the 1 percent top-earners possessed about 35.5 percent of the wealth.

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  17. Babies Who Look Like Their Father at Birth Are Healthier One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Infants who resemble their father at birth are more likely to spend time together with their father, in turn, be healthier when they reach their first birthday, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. "Fathers are important in raising a child, and it manifests itself in the health of the child," said Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at Binghamton University Solomon Polachek.

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  18. New Research Could Lead to Improved Method of Treating Pancreatic CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. A heating and freezing process known as dual thermal ablation can kill pancreatic cancer cells, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. The collaborative study, conducted by researchers from academia and industry and funded by grants from the National Cancer Institute, used pancreatic cancer cells to investigate the effect of heating and freezing on cell death.

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  19. Assassination of Political Leaders Connected to Increase in Social ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, NY An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. "We looked at the connections between social conflict, in particular, and assassinations of political leaders who were heads of state, heads of government and de facto leaders of a country over the last 200 years," said Francis Yammarino, SUNY distinguished professor of management at Binghamton University.

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  20. New Book Raises Questions About Citizen Input in Government ContractingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Newswise

    BINGHAMTON, NY Taxpayer dollars fund a variety of important public programs, including many that are delivered by private contractors, but citizens often are not involved enough in shaping these contracts, according to a new book by Kristina Lambright, associate professor of public administration at Binghamton University, State University of New York. The book, Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting was co-authored with Anna A. Amirkhanyan, an associate professor of public administration and policy at American University.

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