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Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)

3/30/17

The grant, part of a $35 million nationwide investment, supports artificial intelligence research to make vehicles emission-free.

3/27/17

The study provides evidence that climate change can both inhibit and facilitate invasive species growth.

3/22/17

UB architect's embossed building 'skin' concept was a finalist in an international competition aimed at designing more environmentally friendly skyscrapers.

3/8/17

UB’s Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and Buffalo Environmental Law Journal will bring together noted experts to discuss how law and policy can help society address the changing climate.

2/27/17

Inspired by bird and insect behavior, engineers create software designed to enable teams of common UAVs to work together.

2/6/17

For a plant, the evolutionary pathways to becoming a carnivore may be limited, researchers say.

2/3/17

Researchers will tackle urban infrastructure and groundwater, air pollution, green infrastructure and stormwater management, and development of lower-cost solar cells.

2/1/17

The applications could be vast — from dramatically extending the range of drones, to powering back-up generators for remote cell towers, to tiny hydrogen generating machines for cars that run on it.

1/30/17

The device could aid people lacking drinking water and those affected by natural disasters.

1/18/17

Using computational and experimental techniques, UB scientists provide first evidence that carbamates can upset circadian rhythms.