Science and Technology

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

6/21/18

Discovery — centered on a gene called CD36 — illuminates a process tied to the aging of cells and organisms.

6/11/18

UB scientists contributed to the research, which confirms predictions but leaves open prickly questions about the nature of the universe.

6/5/18

Biologist Shermali Gunawardena studies ‘traffic jams’ in brain cells with the hope of unraveling the origins of disease.

6/5/18

Proposed biometric system measures brainwaves; creates brain password that’s ‘cancelable,’ meaning it can be reset if hacked.

5/31/18

New material could replace expensive platinum catalysts used in hydrogen cars.

5/30/18

Geologic evidence supports a coastal theory of early settlement.

5/30/18

Sebastian Copeland was named by Men’s Journal as one of the world’s top adventurers of the last 25 years.

5/30/18

International Glaciological Society symposium — with several events open to the public — highlights UB’s growing visibility in climate change research.

5/29/18

Blockchain technology is expected to revolutionize the world and is advancing at an unprecedented pace.

5/25/18

New biotech could reduce time and cost of developing medicine for deadly lung disease.