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

6/19/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo faculty together with Buffalo business leaders visited Jamaica to conduct foundational meetings with the Jamaica Ministry of Health to collaborate on developing programs for Jamaica in the study and treatment of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV).
6/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo are turning to an old class of antibiotics to fight new superbugs resistant to modern medicine.
6/16/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will partner with the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and National Grid to sponsor New York’s pavilion at the 2014 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest event for the biotechnology industry being held June 23-26 in San Diego.

6/6/14

Don’t touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.

6/5/14

Motorists in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other gridlocked cities could learn something from the fruit fly. Scientists have found that cellular blockages, the molecular equivalent to traffic jams, in nerve cells of the insect’s brain can form and dissolve in 30 seconds or less.

6/4/14

Eight companies have been selected as the inaugural group of START-UP NY companies relocating on or near the University at Buffalo campuses, New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today.

6/3/14

Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies case states criminal law should not bear much weight in how third-party infringement of property rights cases are decided, according to a University at Buffalo Law School professor and expert on cyberspace legal issues.

6/2/14
BUFFALO, N.Y – David Kofke, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
5/30/14

Buffalo Public School social studies teacher Lisa Spaulding has heard the background stories of the refugee students at Lafayette High School, particularly the ones told by the girls. “Absolutely hair-raising,” Spaulding says. “Frightening. All absolutely heart-breaking."

5/30/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – With an Xbox controller in hand, University at Buffalo students will drive a model Mars rover over rocky terrain.