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.
Primordial weirdness: Did the early universe have 1 dimension?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Did the early universe have just one spatial dimension? That's the mind-boggling concept at the heart of a theory that University at Buffalo physicist Dejan Stojkovic and colleagues proposed in 2010.
Forget about leprechauns, engineers are catching rainbows
(Phys.org)—University at Buffalo engineers have created a more efficient way to catch rainbows, an advancement in photonics that could lead to technological breakthroughs in solar energy, stealth technology and other areas ...
Making wireless 10 times faster
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At small scales, tug-of-war between electrons can lead to magnetism under surprising circumstances
(PhysOrg.com) -- At the smallest scales, magnetism may not work quite the way scientists expected, according to a recent paper in Physical Review Letters by Rafal Oszwaldowski and Igor Zutic of the University at Buffalo and ...
Rhesus monkeys have a form of self awareness not previously attributed to them
In the first study of its kind in an animal species that has not passed a critical test of self-recognition, cognitive psychologist Justin J. Couchman of the University at Buffalo has demonstrated that rhesus monkeys have ...
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.
Just add water: How scientists are using silicon to produce hydrogen on demand
(Phys.org)—Super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously, according to University at Buffalo researchers.
Chameleon magnets: ability to switch magnets 'on' or 'off' could revolutionize computing
(PhysOrg.com) -- What causes a magnet to be a magnet, and how can we control a magnet's behavior? These are the questions that University at Buffalo researcher Igor Zutic, a theoretical physicist, has been exploring over ...
Under pressure, sodium and hydrogen could undergo a metamorphosis, emerging as a superconductor
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the search for superconductors, finding ways to compress hydrogen into a metal has been a point of focus ever since scientists predicted many years ago that electricity would flow, uninhibited, through ...
Another universe tugging on ours? Maybe not, researchers say
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from the University at Buffalo contradicts the dark flow theory, showing that exploding stars in different parts of the universe do not appear to be moving in sync. Working with data on 557 such ...