• New Materials Developed At UB Represent Breakthrough In Photonics Results Include Storing A Bugs Bunny Animation In A Cube The Width of A Human Hair
    A cancer therapy that flattens deep tumors using only light as its weapon. A "stacked" CD that could easily pack a thousand times more data than today's hard drives. The ability to see for the first time thick samples in three-dimensions with a microscope, whether it's DNA molecules undergoing replication or layers of paint on an aircraft component.
  • New System Based On Human Biomechanics Developed At UB Will Help Protect Structures From Earthquake Damage Mimics Human Muscle's Capacity to Contract, Release Energy
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo engineering professor's life-long fascination with the biomechanical abilities of humans has led to his development of the first energy-dissipation system for man-made structures that is based on the biomechanics of the human body.
  • Store Appearance Affects Consumers’ Ratings of Store Brands Upgrading Less-Attractive Stores Could Increase Sales of Private-Label Brands, UB Study Finds
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Wider aisles and brighter colors in a supermarket may not only make shopping a more pleasant experience for the consumer, they also may increase a store’s bottom line, marketing researchers at the University at Buffalo have found.
  • UB Dental Researchers Pinpoint Possible Mechanism That Causes Severe Gum Disease In Smokers
    University at Buffalo dental researchers have identified a mechanism that may help to explain why people who smoke have more severe gum disease than non-smokers.
  • Gum Disease May Be A Marker For Heart Disease In Men
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have shown for the first time that gum disease in men may be an indicator of future heart disease.
  • Estrogen Protects Against Tooth And Bone Loss In Women Who Don't Smoke
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine studying hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and smoking and their relationship to oral health found that post-menopausal women not receiving HRT had 50 percent more bone and tooth loss than pre-menopausal women or women receiving HRT.
  • Inability to Deal With The Stress of Financial Problems Increases Risk of Gum Disease
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Financial stress can be detrimental to your dental health, but only if you don’t face your money problems squarely, researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found.
  • Opportunity to Say "Good-Bye" to Loved One Promotes Healing In Bereaved, UB Researchers Find
    The opportunity to say "good-bye" to a loved one -- either before or after his or her death -- is significantly related to an individual's outlook and ability to cope with the bereavement process, according to a study by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
  • Cognitive Science Center Focuses On Mind, Language And Thought
    When faculty members from other schools come to the University at Buffalo to speak in programs sponsored by its Center for Cognitive Science, UB faculty gently remind them to leave their academic jargon at the door.
  • UB Study Shows Family Dog Better At Calming Jitters Than Spouse
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nervous about that big presentation for the boss, or the speech you have to give before hundreds of strangers? Better to have your dog at your side for comfort than your spouse, it turns out.
  • “E.T.” Helps UB Researchers Pinpoint Neural Pathway That Stimulates Asthma Symptoms That Stimulates Asthma Symptoms
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo researchers have found that strong emotions can stimulate -- or lessen -- airway constriction in asthmatic children, and they believe they may have identified one of the neural pathways that carries the stimuli
  • UB Dental Researchers Pinpoint Possible Mechanism That Causes Severe Gum Disease In Smokers
    If you think people who talk on cellular phones while driving are asking for trouble, a new preliminary study by researchers at the University at Buffalo and Rochester Institute of Technology suggests you¹re probably right.
  • Students Help Rain Forest Neighbors Build Sustainable Future
    Every year, students from the U.S., Canada, Europe and San Jose -- just over the mountain -- travel to the rural Costa Rican town of Monteverde, adjacent to that nation¹s magnificent and seriously endangered "Cloud Forest." They come to study and work in community projects that support a sustainable future for the area, as part of a University at Buffalo summer-abroad program.