Science & Research

Watson faculty use social media to predict human behavior

By Emilie Leroy -

Sang Won Yoon, an assistant professor of system sciences and industrial engineering, and Sarah Lam, an associate professor and an associate dean of the Watson graduate school, analyzed 500 million tweets from the New York City area

BU physics professor receives $500,000 NSF grant

By Alexandra Mackof -

His work focuses on how DNA and other fluid materials travel through carbon nanotubes, which can help mimic and explain how small molecules are transported through cells.

Smart Energy Research Building breaks ground

By Carla Sinclair -

The University broke ground for the Smart Energy Research and Development Facility at the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC) on Aug. 27. The facility, a combined effort with NYSUNY 2020, will serve as a site for students and researchers to develop...

Two grants to fund STEM programs at Binghamton University

By Carla Sinclair -

An award amounting to $1.2 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is going to fund the Freshman Research Immersion (FRI) program, which begins next year. A $12.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) is...

Decker grant funds biology equipment for biofilm research

By Alexandra Mackof -

The Dr. G. Clifford & Florence B. Decker Foundation made the donation for the University to purchase a fluorescence-activated cell sorter, also known as a flow cytometer. The equipment, from BD Biosciences, will help with cellular biology and microbiology research.

Speakers debate legalization of medicinal marijuana in New York

By Pelle Waldron -

Speakers discussed the Compassionate Care Act that, if passed, would legalize medical marijuana in New York. According to Claudia Edwards, public health director of the Broome County Health Department, the law would make marijuana highly regulated, and only accessible to...