Science and Technology

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


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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


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