Science and Technology

News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society. (see all topics)

12/11/18

Students present ideas to the Army Corps of Engineers, Seneca Nation of Indians and other stakeholders.

12/10/18

The first results are published from experiments that aim to illuminate the physics of lava-water interactions, which can sometimes make eruptions more dangerous.

12/6/18

Limited seats remain for a unique opportunity to partner with UB.

11/30/18

Sam Van Aken is developing real-life trees that will bloom in multiple colors and bear 40 different kinds of fruit.

11/27/18

Students are using CRISPR to alter yeast genes in a course on genetics at UB that also asks them to consider the technology’s potential societal implications.

11/13/18

Peter Diamandis, an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competition and commercial space, will speak at UB on Nov. 14 as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

11/12/18

Surveys in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds show steady numbers, but other species are disappearing.

10/29/18

Widely available and inexpensive, the metal could lead to a renewable energy boom.

10/29/18

Research suggests that 8,000 years ago, two climatic processes may have caused western Greenland to become more humid.

10/26/18

Activities include rides in a self-driving bus, robot demonstrations, robot programing and learning about careers in robotics.