Binghamton University, also formally called State University of New York at Binghamton, (commonly referred to as Bing, or BU), is a public research university in the U.S. state of New York. The university is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
Printing with nanomaterials a cost-friendly, eco-friendly alternative
Researchers at Binghamton University are focusing on printed electronics: using inkjet technology to print electronic nanomaterials onto flexible substrates. When compared to traditional methods used in microelectronics ...
Engineers create origami battery
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, can be used to create beautiful birds, frogs and other small sculptures. Now a Binghamton University engineer says the technique can be applied to building batteries, ...
Tiny particles, big impact? Researchers are investigating how ingesting nanoparticles may influence health
Researchers at Binghamton University believe understanding nanoparticles' ability to influence our metabolic processing may be integral to mediating metabolic disorders and obesity, both of which are on the ...
Brain's reaction to certain words could replace passwords
You might not need to remember those complicated e-mail and bank account passwords for much longer. According to a new study, the way your brain responds to certain words could be used to replace passwords.
Cooling the cloud: Ph.D. student sets sights on improving data-center efficiency
Data centers—large clusters of servers that power cloud computing operations, e-commerce and more—are one of the largest and fastest-growing consumers of electricity in the United States.
What would Optimus Prime do? New research taps Transformers to shed light on business leadership
According to new research co-authored by Binghamton University's Seth Spain, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the impact of Saturday morning cartoons.
Engineer pursues biological solar power
A Binghamton University engineering researcher designed a biological solar cell that's a million times more effective than current technology. Preliminary data on Seokheun "Sean" Choi's next advancement is ...
Ponies' history provides cultural insights
In 2008, Claire Brown was traveling through Ireland for an archaeological dig when she saw something that redirected her research track: ponies.
Physicist pursues superconductivity mysteries
More than a quarter of a century after its discovery, high-temperature superconductivity still challenges condensed matter physicists. For Binghamton's Pegor Aynajian, the key to unlocking the mystery—which will ultimately ...
Exploring the value of 'Energy Star' homes
The numbers in neat columns tell—column by column, page by page—a story spread out across Carmen Carrión-Flores' desk at Binghamton University. It's a great story, she says; she just doesn't know how ...
Nanotech process makes heat-resistant dyes
You may have heard about the hazards posed by pranksters who shine laser pointers at airplanes during takeoff or landing. One way to keep those beams of concentrated light from blinding pilots is to incorporate ...
Algorithms reveal forecasting power of tweets
Sang Won Yoon had a good Chinese meal recently—not always easy in America. It's on his mind.
Study helps unlock mystery of high-temp superconductors
A Binghamton University physicist and his colleagues say they have unlocked one key mystery surrounding high-temperature superconductivity. Their research, published this week in the Proceedings of the Na ...
Physicists' findings improve advanced material
A new technique developed by a Binghamton University physicist and his colleagues will improve the quality of flexible, conductive, transparent glass. (The sort that's needed for Minority Report-style giant ...
Student devises novel way to detect hackers
Patricia Moat gets a thrill from protecting people. As a youngster, she trained in martial arts. Later, she ran into burning buildings as a volunteer firefighter. Now she's finding new ways to protect American computer networks.