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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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1/28/15

It's ironic that the genes responsible for certain health problems evolved to help us, but it's a reminder that physical traits are not always all good or bad.

1/27/15

Games can be this really important tool for teaching people what the right decision might be, says UB's Matthew Grizzard.

1/26/15

Hackers gain access to computers and networks by exploiting the weaknesses in our cyber behaviors. Arun Vishwanath explains how to fight back.

1/23/15

Cuomo also announced plans to invest more in a state venture fund aimed at assisting start-up companies across the state.

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