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.
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.
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.
Coffee genome sheds light on the evolution of caffeine
Enzymes that help produce caffeine evolved independently in coffee, tea and chocolate, say scientists who have newly sequenced the coffee plant genome.
New evidence that increasing economic inequality rises out of political partisanship
Political scientists at the University at Buffalo and Pennsylvania State University have published new research investigating how partisan differences in macroeconomic policy have contributed to substantial and rising economic ...
'Nanojuice' could improve how doctors examine the gut
Located deep in the human gut, the small intestine is not easy to examine. X-rays, MRIs and ultrasound images provide snapshots but each suffers limitations. Help is on the way.