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.
'Open on Thanksgiving' not good strategy for retailers, expert says
Retailers who hope to get a leg up on the competition by opening on Thanksgiving Day are taking the wrong approach, according to a national expert in retail marketing and strategy in the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Startups should seek quality—not quantity—in partnerships, study finds
When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Researcher has some questions for the interview
Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering ...
High-speed hand dryers are six times cleaner, produce 42 percent less CO2 than paper towel dispensers
(Phys.org) —Don't touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.
Going beyond the surface: New tech could take light-based cancer treatment deep inside the body
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an effective treatment for easily accessible tumors such as oral and skin cancer.
Solar panels as inexpensive as paint? It's possible due to new research
(Phys.org) —Most Americans want the U.S. to place more emphasis on developing solar power, recent polls suggest. A major impediment, however, is the cost to manufacture, install and maintain solar panels. Simply put, most ...
Carnivorous bladderwort genome contradicts notion that vast quantities of noncoding DNA crucial for complex life
Genes make up about 2 percent of the human genome. The rest consists of a genetic material known as noncoding DNA, and scientists have spent years puzzling over why this material exists in such voluminous quantities.
Fighting cancer with lasers and nanoballoons that pop
Chemotherapeutic drugs excel at fighting cancer, but they're not so efficient at getting where they need to go. They often interact with blood, bone marrow and other healthy bodily systems. This dilutes the drugs and causes ...
Greenland's shrunken ice sheet: We've been here before
Think Greenland's ice sheet is small today? It was smaller—as small as it has ever been in recent history—from 3-5,000 years ago, according to scientists who studied the ice sheet's history using a new technique they ...
Optical nanocavity to boost light absorption in semiconductors
Associated with unhappy visits to the dentist, "cavity" means something else in the branch of physics known as optics.