A team of researchers led by UAlbany chemistry professor Jan Halámek have discovered a straightforward concept for identifying whether a culprit is male or female. It’s based on content in fingerprints – specifically amino acids. According to known literature, amino acid levels in the sweat of females are about twice as high as in males.
Our Center for Technology in Government partners with one of the state’s leading providers of e-government solutions to help small to medium governments dig out from a growing avalanche of digital records and emerge paper-free, bearing greater openness and transparency.
Award-winning essay by Louise Burkhart uproots a vestige of received wisdom and offers theories why pictorial manuscripts were placed in the evangelical toolkit of 16th Century friars — long before their actual creation.
Bryan R. Early sees the development of proactive trade control policies as the key to halting the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Early and his team are collaborating to provide strategic trade control assistance to countries in the Western Balkans and Central Asia, as well as Taiwan, Ukraine, and Sri Lanka.
Public Health Policy
Feng (Johnson) Qian addressed the previously little-studied issues of clinical profiles, quality of care, and outcomes related to heart failure among Asian-Americans. The result was a best-paper award from an organization dedicated to the health of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.