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.
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 Program in Evolution, ...
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 ...
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. Coastal communities ...
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.
Tiny, light-activated crystal sponges fail over time. Why?
Hole-filled crystals called MOFs could one day serve as high-tech sponges, sopping up spilled oil, greenhouse gases and other chemicals.
Carnivorous plant packs big wonders into tiny genome
Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages.
Newton's Laws of Motion model chimp behavior
As deforestation, climate change and other pressures threaten habitats, how might chimpanzees adapt?
The Wild West of physics
Call it macro-micro physics: the study of the huge paired with the study of the very, very small.
Did genetic links to modern maladies provide ancient benefits?
Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, can cause rashes that itch and sting.
One nanoparticle, six types of medical imaging
It's technology so advanced that the machine capable of using it doesn't yet exist.