Research News

An illustration depicting Alzheimer's disease with a puzzle piece missing from the brain.
9/11/19

A new drug discovered through a collaboration between UB researchers and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

9/20/19

EarEcho, the novel biometric tool being developed by UB computer scientist Zhanpeng Jin, uses sound waves to identify the ear canal’s unique geometry.

9/20/19

UB social work researcher Annahita Ball led a team that developed an affordable tool to measure parents' perceptions of their child's school.

9/19/19

UB researchers have found an effective, minimally invasive method of treating the intractable and growing problem of chronic neuropathic pain.  

9/19/19

The UB-led quantum technology advancement could help lead to improvements in computing and data processing.

9/18/19

Mimicking mother of pearl, researchers created a lightweight plastic 14 times stronger than steel and ideal for absorbing the impact of bullets.

9/17/19

UB engineers have developed a dynamic gripper that mimics the adjustable grip of a human hand, an advancement that could improve industrial safety.

9/16/19

Searching for a flash of orange and a flutter of wings, UB students recently tagged monarch butterflies in a Buffalo park to track the insects' spectacular migration.

9/12/19

A study identifies dozens of new carbon structures that are expected to be superhard, including some that may be about as hard as diamonds.

9/11/19

The new method developed by UB researchers is expected to minimize the variability in diagnoses among pathologists.

9/11/19

A new drug discovered through a collaboration between UB researchers and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

9/6/19

Biotech startup Helios-NRG is cultivating algae in UB’s Dorsheimer greenhouse with the goal of fighting climate change.

9/5/19

A UB study found that policy makers must develop a more nuanced relationship with the sciences and the kinds of knowledge their work can provide.