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.
Carnivorous plant packs big wonders into tiny genome
Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages.
Social media can help alert students during campus emergencies, study finds
Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Terror attacks offer insights for first responders, study finds
When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo ...
Researcher has some questions for the interview
Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering ...
Use of 'digital badges' in schools would motivate students, research shows
The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by ...
Playing games with the economy
To help people better understand the state of their personal finances and the nature of the economy, two University at Buffalo graduates students play and design games.
Public startups boom under JOBS Act, study shows
The JOBS Act is doing its job and getting more startups to go public, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Did genetic links to modern maladies provide ancient benefits?
Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, can cause rashes that itch and sting.
Profitable phishing schemes slyly tinker with our heads, then rip us off
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the University at Buffalo have found evidence that the incredible spread of email phishing scams may be due to phishers' increased use of "information-rich" ...
The Wild West of physics
Call it macro-micro physics: the study of the huge paired with the study of the very, very small.
One nanoparticle, six types of medical imaging
It's technology so advanced that the machine capable of using it doesn't yet exist.
Researchers shake California warehouse with 50 tons of force
It's one thing to simulate an earthquake on a model structure inside a laboratory. It is another to rattle a standing California building with 50 tons of force.
Massive study provides first detailed look at how Greenland's ice is vanishing
The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second-largest body of ice on Earth. It covers an area about five times the size of New York State and Kansas combined, and if it melts completely, oceans could rise by 20 feet. ...
Mechanical cues reprogram normal cell lines into stem-like cells
Scientists at the University at Buffalo and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it, "stem-like" cells, using nothing ...
Mice discriminate partial sounds just as humans do with partial words
Micheal L. Dent, a University at Buffalo psychologist, listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she's hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.