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Science and Technology

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

2/4/15

National television cameras came to campus last semester to focus attention on a UB innovation that is attracting worldwide interest.

1/29/15

Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

1/28/15

The companies expect to create 164 jobs and invest $8.7 million in Western New York.

1/28/15

A UB-led study finds that humanity’s early ancestors had genetic variations associated with modern disease, and now the question is why.

1/26/15

A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.

1/22/15

‘The claws that catch’ alter cognitive processing to get what they want, new UB research finds.

1/21/15

The next frontier in physics may require teeny-tiny answers to big questions, and vice versa, University at Buffalo researchers say.

1/21/15

On Jan. 22, the founding principals of BIG will offer an update on the institute’s inaugural year, including insight on successful collaborations with industry.

1/20/15

Tomorrow’s doctors could use this technology to obtain a super-clear picture of patients’ organs and tissues.

1/15/15

It’s one thing to simulate an earthquake on a model structure inside a laboratory. It is another to rattle a standing California building with 50 tons of force.