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Science and Technology

News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society.

11/25/14

The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.

11/23/14

UB expert Joseph Atkinson can discuss how flooding could affect Western New York as warmer weather settles over areas that received huge amounts of snowfall this week.

11/17/14

UB engineering student helps develop Bluesmart, a self-weighing, auto-locking, gadget-filled suitcase

11/13/14

Wearable devices can count the steps you take and the calories you burn. But can they help soldiers in the field? Or prevent someone from having a heart attack? Researchers at Sentient Science and the University at Buffalo say yes.

10/29/14

The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up will give more than 50 investors the opportunity to engage with semifinalists in 43North, the world’s largest business plan competition.

10/27/14

Bright Buffalo Niagara will partner with 43North, the world’s largest business plan competition being held in Buffalo to showcase some of the hottest investment prospects from across the globe, to present The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up.

10/24/14

The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years ago, UB scientists say.

10/22/14

Kristina Monakhova, a junior electrical engineering major at the University at Buffalo, has another accomplishment to add to her list.

10/21/14

A new shipping simulator will prioritize safety, which often takes a back seat to speed when transporting hazardous materials such as gasoline or medical waste from hospitals.

10/21/14

Educators in the Niagara Falls City School District knew they could build the perfect state-of-the-art lab space with flashy, high-tech devices and a STEM curriculum resembling traditional teaching methods. That alone would have been enough to be a showpiece in their district.