An international non-profit organization Girl Develop It or GDI works to help empower women through technology particularly by training them to write their own software. WBFO’s Ashley Hassett recently spent time with a couple of upstate women coders.
A national software and sensor company has relocated to western New York. Sentient Science moved from Idaho into the historic Butler Mansion in Buffalo to work with the University at Buffalo’s material science program.
A two-day workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo kicks off today called Conversations in the Disciplines. As WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, the workshops are designed to inspire creativity and innovation in the Biomedical Sciences, an important component in gaining grant dollars for research.
Every year in the United States forklift-related accidents kill around 85 people and injure nearly 20,000 more, those numbers have created demand for better training techniques, including a new 3D simulator developed in upstate New York.
It’s a creation expected to reduce the cost of heating and cooling for homes and businesses. It took five years for University at Buffalo Professor Sarbajit Banerjee and his students to invent a window film that repels heat from the sun.
The University at Buffalo has major partnerships with universities in Zimbabwe. That country's minister of science and technology development visited UB's Center of Excellence Tuesday. WBFO's Mike Desmond was there to speak with the leader.
Why some wounds heal quickly and others don’t sometimes baffles doctors.
Now, new research at the University at Buffalo uses special light filters to find answers.
Thin slices of plastic, known as “rainbow polymers,” reflect certain wavelengths of light. Depending on what color a polymer is designed for, researchers can employ the technology for a number of uses because it identifies an object's "true color."
Janice Savey (from Olean) and Robert Cecchini (Tonawanda) were the first two patients in Western New York to successfully undergo a new cardiac surgery procedure, implanted aortic valves. They joined Dr. Vijay Iyer and his surgical team Wednesday
Ground breaking cardiac surgery is being conducted right here in Buffalo.
A team of surgeons at Buffalo General Hospital last week successfully implanted a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in two patients who suffered from aortic stenosis, a disease that affects the valve between the left ventricle of the heart and the aorta, the largest artery in the human body.
Buffalo, NY – Soil problems have been blamed for severe damage to about 200 homes in affluent subdivisions of Amherst. But geology experts and one town official say the problem may be at least partly human interference.
Amherst Town councilmember Bill Kindel says the calls and complaints keep coming. Amherst Town officials are scrambling to answer the concerns now of about two hundred homeowners who say their houses are falling apart. And he says that could mean damages in the millions. But safety may be an even bigger concern.