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.
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 ...
Continuing research shows increases in class sizes harming students' chances to learn
The benefits of small classes help students and last longer than previous research indicated, according to a nationally respected expert on education, class size and school discipline.
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.
Study explores how past Native-American settlement modified Western New York forests
A new study by University at Buffalo geographers explores how humans altered the arboreal make-up of Western New York forests before European settlers arrived in large numbers.
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.
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 sh ...
This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.
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 ...
Heavier, pricier vehicles are safer, research finds
When it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for. That's the finding of University at Buffalo research presented today, May 14, at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency ...
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.
Masonry structures common in Nepal prone to 'sudden and brittle failure,' expert says
After an earthquake hit California in 1933, unreinforced masonry structures were banned.
Happily ever after: Scientists arrange protein-nanoparticle marriage
Fastening protein-based medical treatments to nanoparticles isn't easy. With arduous chemistry, scientists can do it. But like a doomed marriage, the fragile binding that holds them together often separates.
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.
Study considers how coalition-building by monkeys relates to human social structures
Despite his yellow teeth, orange eyes and odd spiky 'do, the crested black macaque is undeniably engaging, not the least to primatologist Maura Tyrrell, a PhD candidate in the University at Buffalo Graduate ...
New study shows surprising risk created by access to personal information online
Access to routine information about you—like where you grew up and your relationship status—can help others manipulate you, according to a recent study by a University at Buffalo research team.