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

10/7/14

Pop quiz: How has Praxair enriched the educational experience for University at Buffalo students?

9/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marianthi Markatou, PhD, University at Buffalo professor of biostatistics, has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biostatistics Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section.
9/24/14

The rise of digital communication has connected the world to an endless stream of information, but it also has left people, businesses, government agencies and critical infrastructure vulnerable to data theft and Internet-based threats.

9/23/14

The University of Buffalo’s Office of Economic Development (OED) and First Niagara Bank N.A. announced today the six awardees for the $100,000 Business Catalyst Program.

9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – In competitive swimming, setting the correct pace can mean the difference between finishing first or second.
9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Monika McFoy, who formerly worked as an academic coach coordinator in the University at Buffalo Academic Resource Center, was named executive director of the Buffalo Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) program in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
9/9/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.  This information provides new insights into autoimmune mechanisms in general and could help develop and screen treatments for patients suffering from all autoimmune diseases, estimated to affect 5-10 percent of the U.S. population.
9/4/14

The newly sequenced genome of the coffee plant reveals secrets about the evolution of man’s best chemical friend: caffeine.

A rack of computer servers on an earthquake shake table
8/29/14

In buildings such as data centers, power plants and hospitals, earthquakes could cause highly-sensitive equipment to swing, rock, fall and generally bash into things.

Philip Coppens, PhD
8/28/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An X-ray crystal structure solved by a University at Buffalo chemistry professor has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.