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


Like bullets fired from a gun, photos can be traced to individual smartphones, opening up new ways to prevent identity theft.


The competition — now in its fourth year — was founded by a UB chemist.


Researchers harness big data to improve poverty maps, a much-needed tool to aid world’s most vulnerable people.


Researchers from UB, Arizona State and Temple are examining the different ways in which extreme heat and cold impact the nation’s cities, starting with a case study on Tempe and Buffalo.


The report, written by UB engineers, looks at fires involving residential, commercial and industrial buildings.


New paper shows how science can explore the roots of folklore.


Proposed software solution could extend battery life, reduce energy consumption.


Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.


A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to increase knowledge of glycans, a common but little understood class of biomolecules that help bacteria attach to host surfaces, including those in the mouth.


The Cape Floristic Region is home to an estimated 9,000 plant species — many found nowhere else on Earth.