Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.

10/16/18

A new UB study reveals differences between the sexes in thermal behavior during exercise, a discovery that could help inform the future development of athletic wear.

10/9/18

UB researchers are working on a new portable biosensor that pairs with smartphones and could one day help those without easy access to hospitals detect cancer at an early stage.

10/3/18

You may be familiar with social media FOMO, but a UB researcher suggests feelings associated with social exclusion online may actually inhibit intelligent thought.

9/24/18

For years, a UB scientist worked on the development of a satellite to monitor the effects of climate change, and on Sept. 15, she watched history unfold as it blasted into orbit.

9/20/18

A UB study found that among older Americans, the poorest are most likely to have used prescription opioids, raising questions about their access to alternative pain management options.