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.
Coffee genome sheds light on the evolution of caffeine
Enzymes that help produce caffeine evolved independently in coffee, tea and chocolate, say scientists who have newly sequenced the coffee plant genome.
Student's six-foot water and solar-powered lens purifies polluted water
(Phys.org) —Water may appear to be an abundant resource, but in some parts of the world clean water is hard to come by.
Online phishers are 'farcing' your brains out
"Phishers," the crafty perps who scam us via email, are trolling social media sites to steal vast amounts of personal data and then use it to fleece us.
"CanJam" joint among first to fly on NASA, Virgin Galactic flight
Gyroscope-aided bikes and cars may one day rule the road. But before the technology reaches the ground, a University at Buffalo research team will test similar equipment in outer space.
Short sellers not to blame for 2008 financial crisis, study finds
Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of ...
'Nanojuice' could improve how doctors examine the gut
Located deep in the human gut, the small intestine is not easy to examine. X-rays, MRIs and ultrasound images provide snapshots but each suffers limitations. Help is on the way.
Ancient ice sheet may have melted later than previously thought
After one of the snowiest winters in recent history, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world's northernmost university.
Facebook's secret 'mood experiment' ignored ethical safeguards, says expert
The University at Buffalo's dean of School of Social Work has canceled advertising for her Facebook pages and urged others to considering switching to other social media sites after Facebook carried out an "unethical" mood ...
Algae blooms act as bodyguards for bacteria in Great Lakes
(Phys.org) —Beachgoers and anglers may despise algae, but bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella revel in it.
High-speed hand dryers are six times cleaner, produce 42 percent less CO2 than paper towel dispensers
(Phys.org) —Don't touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.
Increased social network can have big payoff for nonprofits, study shows
Charitable fundraising once depended primarily upon a charity's size, efficiency and longstanding reputation. That was before Razoo, Chipin, Facebook and Twitter came to town.
New mathematical model reduces time to simulate natural disasters
(Phys.org) —The amount of time it takes to mathematically simulate the path of ash from a volcano eruption or a satellite collision can take hours, even days. However a new method, the Conjugate Unscented Transform (CUT), ...
Going beyond the surface: New tech could take light-based cancer treatment deep inside the body
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an effective treatment for easily accessible tumors such as oral and skin cancer.
How businesses can maximize revenue when introducing new products
Companies should use existing brand names and add new, sub-brand names to maximize revenue when introducing new products to market, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Making wireless 10 times faster
It is rush hour and every motorist on the highway is driving in the right lane. The center and left lanes are empty.