• UB Professor's Theory Explains Why A Football Does Not Fly Like A Guided Missile How They Work, Complexities of Blood Pressure
    BUFFALO. N.Y. -- Contrary to what sports fans might think, a football launched by an NFL quarterback does not fly like a missile or a bullet, according to a University at Buffalo professor who has used the science of ballistics to study a pigskin's flight.
  • Computational Study of Kidneys Aims to Identify How They Work, Complexities of Blood Pressure
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- By regulating the concentrations of hundreds, or even thousands, of substances in blood plasma and by releasing hormones to regulate blood pressure and other critical functions, the kidneys maintain an organism's chemical balance.
  • Laboratory Tests By UB Professor Reveal That "Rustproofing" Treatment Does Not Live Up to Claims
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- While some corrosion-control treatments may be beneficial, a University at Buffalo professor has proven in laboratory experiments that one rust-proofing treatment billed as protecting motor vehicles against the ravages of rust -- "Rust-Evader" -- just isn't worth its salt.
  • Research Team Quantifying The Sense of Touch
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Our tactile capabilities are central to almost all that we do. "Touch is the first sensory system that goes on-line when you're born, and it's probably the last one to go," says Jonathon Bell, Ph.D., mathematics professor at the University at Buffalo.