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1/29/15

Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

1/29/15

Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each in seed funding.

1/28/15

The companies expect to create 164 jobs and invest $8.7 million in Western New York.

1/28/15

A UB-led study finds that humanity’s early ancestors had genetic variations associated with modern disease, and now the question is why.

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1/30/15

Technology can only work when it is deployed as a tooll by a terrific, highly trained teacher, says UB education expert.

1/30/15

UB psychologist says phonological information enables children to better identify individual words.

1/29/15

UB researchers have noticed a link between popular Super Bowl commercials and the stock prices of companies that air them. But it's not easy to profit from this tendency.

1/29/15

New research by UB psychologist Chris McNorgan suggests that relying on phonics, a method of learning where an individual sounds out words, helps students to learn reading faster when compared with the whole-language technique, which hones in on visually memorizing word patterns.

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