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.
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.
Shedding light on potential toxins that lurk in blood and breast milk
Toxic flame retardants used in electronics and fabrics have been banned or removed from American and European products for nearly a decade. Yet they still surround us – in the dust we breathe and the food we eat. The chemicals ...
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.
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.
Despite new information, Pluto will remain a dwarf planet, cosmologist says
Back in 1930, it was an easy answer – Pluto was a planet because we couldn't see anything else brighter at a similar distance away from us, says Dejan Stojkovic, an associate professor of physics in the University at Buffalo ...
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.
Researchers surprise mouth fungus with sugary 'Trojan horse' that hides medicine
Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare - the Trojan horse - to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world's ...
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 Medicine.
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, ...
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 ...