University at Buffalo researchers have announced technical advances in producing carbon nanotubes that will lead to affordable flat panel displays, which one day will make it possible to hang TV or computer monitors on the wall like a picture.
A University at Buffalo psychologist has told a national meeting called to prepare a consensus statement on treatment recommendations for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that these children need to receive behavior modification therapy along with medication if treatment for the disorder is to be long-lasting.
Pharmacologists in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy have launched a Web site where practitioners will be able to share and evaluate information about how anti-HIV medications work and interact.
A $1.2 million three-year federal grant to evaluate the effectiveness of family skills training to prevent substance abuse and other problems in children in welfare families where parents are involved in the abuse of alcohol or other drugs has been awarded to researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work.
A new technique for determining the rate of blood flow, developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo Toshiba Stroke Research Center, will enable neurosurgeons to characterize and treat cerebrovascular abnormalities called arteriovenous malformations more effectively.
More than 500 freshmen who entered the University at Buffalo this fall received scholarships of $2,500 or more -- totaling more than $1.3 million this year -- through several programs designed specifically to attract the best students to the university.
To maximize the chances that HIV patients will do well with their complex, medication regimens, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy has developed the world's first HIV Medication Adherence Clinic.
A University at Buffalo epidemiologist has received a one-year, $100,000 grant to conduct a pilot study on the potential relationship between endometriosis, a major cause of infertility in women, and exposure to certain environmental toxicants.
Stephanie Argentine of Buffalo has been selected as the first recipient of the Xerox Fellowship for Recruiting Excellence, funded by a $25,000 gift to the School of Management school from the Xerox Foundation.
With companies it has assisted now totaling nearly 400 employees and $51 million in revenues, the University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator is looking to even greater accomplishments as part of the new UB Business Alliance.
Harold C. Strauss, M.D., former Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center and a specialist in ion-channel function, has been named chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
John B. Sheffer, II, director of the Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth at UB, has joined a three-person delegation charged with assessing the structure and needs of local government in Lebanon.
Brenda L. Perez, a second-year student in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been selected to serve as student membership liaison for the American Academy of Family Physicians.
A closer look at housing and economic issues in the neighborhood surrounding the UB South Campus is the focus of a new UB study, partially funded by a $25,000 gift from a 1967 alumnus, in the hopes of uncovering alternatives for revitalizing the neighborhood.
Kah Kyung Cho, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Philosophy, has been honored with a festschrift on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Society for Phenomenology.
Lawrence P. Castellani, former chair of the UB Council and the Board of Trustees of the UB Foundation, Inc., received the UB President's Medal in recognition of extraordinary service to UB at the annual University Founders Dinner held on Nov. 9.
To support UB's efforts to partner with academic institutions across the country to take the lead in developing the next generation of Internet technology, Bay Networks, a Nortel Networks line of business and leader in the world-wide networking market, has donated Internet network equipment to the university.
The next area of explosive growth in information technology will be in the field of embedded information systems that more or less read your mind, predicts Joseph D. Woelfel, professor of communication at the University at Buffalo.
Construction of new apartment-style housing for undergraduate students at the University at Buffalo is becoming a world-wide event, thanks to a new live Webcam that captures -- and displays online -- up-to-the-second progress on the housing site from a window of a nearby academic building.
Businesses in Western New York and beyond have a new and improved way to access the University at Buffalo in the UB Business Alliance, an organization designed to enhance the university's partnerships with industry.
A University at Buffalo scientist who is an expert in volcanic mudflows will travel to Nicaragua on Saturday to evaluate the possible causes of last weekend's devastating mudflow that occurred with the catastrophic collapse of Casita volcano and killed thousands of people in several villages.
The deaths of 1,650 people and the destruction of two villages last month near Casita volcano in Nicaragua were caused not by mudslides, as originally thought, but by a flood surge traveling at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour, according to a University at Buffalo professor who led an international scientific expedition that traveled to the country last week.
The eruption of Colima volcano in Mexico that began on Nov. 20 has produced its first pyroclastic flows that could signal the start of the volcano's most dangerous period since its catastrophic eruption in 1913, a University at Buffalo volcanologist says.