The University of Buffalo (UB) was established in 1846 in Buffalo, New York. UB has campuses in Amherst, NY and Buffalo, NY with over 28,000 students enrolled. UB offers 84 bachelor degree programs, 184 master's degree programs and about 78 doctoral degree options. The Carnegie Classification rates UB as a ?very high research activity? university. UB has Nobel Laureates with affiliations to the university, high academic standards and numerous awards for science, medicine and mathematics. UB's medical school is the largest state-run hospital care/teaching facility in the state.
US Navy eyes graphene nanoribbon for ultimate power control system
The U.S. Navy distributes electricity aboard most of its ships like a power company. It relies on conductors, transformers and other bulky infrastructure.
Despite new information, Pluto will remain a dwarf planet, cosmologist says
Back in 1930, it was an easy answer – Pluto was a planet because we couldn't see anything else brighter at a similar distance away from us, says Dejan Stojkovic, an associate professor of physics in the University at Buffalo ...
This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.
Researchers engineer E. coli to produce new forms of popular antibiotic
Like a dairy farmer tending to a herd of cows to produce milk, researchers are tending to colonies of the bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) to produce new forms of antibiotics—including three that show promise in fighting ...
New sensing tech could help detect diseases, fraudulent art, chemical weapons
From airport security detecting explosives to art historians authenticating paintings, society's thirst for powerful sensors is growing.
Federal agencies lose track of endangered species protection measures, research finds
Using a case study approach to investigate protection of endangered species, University at Buffalo Law School Associate Professor Jessica Owley found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of endangered species ...
With one false tweet, computer-based Hack Crash led to real panic
A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press (AP) in 2013 sent financial markets into a tailspin. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 143.5 points and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index lost more than ...
Black holes don't erase information, scientists say
The "information loss paradox" in black holes—a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years—may not exist.
Master orchestrator of the genome is discovered, stem cell scientists report
One of developmental biology's most perplexing questions concerns what signals transform masses of undifferentiated cells into tremendously complex organisms, a process called ontogeny.
Data breach that exposed millions is just 'tip of the iceberg,' expert says
What appeared to be one of the largest breaches of federal employees' data involving at least four million government workers was no surprise to Arun Vishwanath, University at Buffalo associate professor of communication.