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


Charitable fundraising once depended primarily upon a charity’s size, efficiency and longstanding reputation. That was before Razoo, Kickstarter, Facebook and Twitter came to town.


Laurent Levy left the University at Buffalo in 1999 with a dream: transforming his recently completed postdoctoral research on nanomedicine into real-world products for patients battling cancer. Today, the scientist-turned-entrepreneur is zeroing in on that goal.


Leslie Ying is improving magnetic resonance imaging. Steven Diver is developing a faster, more efficient way to synthesize drugs. Both University at Buffalo researchers will receive $50,000 each from the statewide SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF), which cultivates innovation by speeding the commercialization of high-impact SUNY inventions.


Developed by UB student Nagavenkat Adurthi, the model could help predict space collisions, where volcanic ash spreads and more.


New tech could take light-based cancer treatment deep inside body.


Each year, dozens of undergraduates expand their horizons by working with local companies.


UB engineers are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to develop "cognitive radio," a type of wireless communication that could make it possible to download a movie in minutes.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Already known for merging proven science classwork with state-of-the-art technology, University at Buffalo faculty member Randy Yerrick has taken on another role to help bring science educational resources into the digital age.

He is the fourth UB researcher since 2005 to join the elite society.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — DNA analysis. Holiday get-togethers. Vocational training.