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black holes
5/21/15

A UB study has found that while people aren't replacing their doctors with trips to the hospital emergency room, they are sicker, have more chronic diseases and are using both services equally.

In consumers we trust
5/26/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product-review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study co-authored by UB faculty member Lawrence Sanders..

Slinky look-alike helps us see tiny objects
5/26/15

The metamaterial hyperlens could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists’ ability to observe single molecules.

False tweet led to financial panic
5/21/15

UB researcher Tero Karppi says more attention must be paid to social media's connection with financial decision-making.

Patra elected fellow
5/21/15

UB Engineering faculty member Abani Patra has been elected a fellow of the United States Association for Computational Mechanics.

Constantinou receives Newmark Medal
5/21/15

UB faculty member Michael Constantinou has received the prestigious award from the American Society of Civil Engineers in recognition of his work developing seismic protective systems.

UB, Roswell to launch stem cell program
5/21/15

UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers have been awarded a $1.85 million grant to create an interdisciplinary stem cell research training program.

Addressing societal problems
5/21/15

Researchers say that making transistors and lasers with materials that are just one single atomic layer can reduce power consumption and may lead to more powerful, smaller and greener computers.

Debunking ER myth
5/21/15

A UB study has found that while people aren't replacing their doctors with trips to the hospital emergency room, they are sicker, have more chronic diseases and are using both services equally.

Improving supercomputing
5/14/15

UB's Center for Computational Research has received a $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the management tool CCR invented that maximizes supercomputing performance.

Humanities Institute names fellows
5/14/15

The work of the eight scholars named as 2016-16 faculty fellows spans a range of disciplines, from classics to history to media study.