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.
The more the merrier for animals that synchronize their behavior
Social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it's huddling for warmth or offering protection from predators.
Due to Katrina, American cities now have better evacuation plans
Daniel Hess builds cities for people. So when Hess, University at Buffalo associate professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, arrived in New Orleans in 2005 about two weeks after Hurricane Katrina and walked ...
Economic security requires new measures of well-being
Economic well-being for low-income families in the U.S. is often determined by federal measures that establish basic requirements for essentials such as food, shelter and clothing, but a new study by a University at Buffalo ...
This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.
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.
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.