Nanotechnology

Douglas Levere / University at Buffalo

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says new research at the University at Buffalo is a "huge deal" in developing a computer chip that could eventually be used to build the illegal drug equivalent of the breathalyzer.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

With Erie Community College officials and elected leaders watching, construction workers placed the final beam atop the college's future STEM education building on the North Campus.


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New York state, under Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has broken with past practice in trying to revitalize the upstate economy. A key part of that strategy involves shifting power for making deals and managing projects from state agencies to private nonprofits. Some of those deals are now part of an expanding federal investigation.


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Erie Community College broke ground Wednesday for its nanotechnology building.


Courtesy of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

The Cuomo administration is looking into creating a nanotechnology sector in Buffalo.