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12/15/14

The new research suggests that the Greenland Ice Sheet may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought.

12/12/14

In 2015, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship (CEL) will continue to support and train business owners in Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey district and minority and women entrepreneurs across the area, thanks to an $86,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.

12/12/14

A new collaborative program asking for help from the top local school district administrators and a competitive award leading to more university-local school cooperation are the latest examples of the Graduate School of Education’s commitment to increasing its involvement and “partnerships” with community schools.

12/12/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — What does it take for a drug molecule to turn on a protein? Sometimes nothing more than jostling a few atoms.  New research from University at Buffalo scientists will help pharmacologists better understand how drugs work and how to make them more effective.
12/11/14

Some drugs used to treat diabetes mimic the behavior of a hormone that a University at Buffalo psychologist has learned controls fluid intake in subjects. The finding creates new awareness for diabetics who, by the nature of their disease, are already at risk for dehydration.

12/11/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), iSciWNY and Superior Group have partnered with the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMOS) to expose students to the vast array of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Western New York.

12/11/14

Early-stage entrepreneurs can learn how to transform their ideas into a successful business, thanks to a new program in the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

12/10/14

UB student Julian Chinana, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, received the 2014 General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship.

12/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it, “stem-like” cells, using nothing more than mechanical stress. They have done it without employing the potentially hazardous techniques previously used to obtain similar results.
12/10/14

Interactive video kiosks that allow patrons to hear words of advice and inspiration from local professionals employed in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) will be unveiled at the Buffalo Museum of Science as part of a new effort to inspire students to pursue STEM careers.