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BU engineering student builds ventilator prototype in dorm from ordinary parts

As the number of coronavirus cases in Broome County continues to increase, so do the innovative methods devised to help combat its spread. Members of Binghamton University’s Watson School of Engineering and...


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BU research community connects through Zoom for Research Days

Every year, Binghamton University students gather on campus to present their work to the public at Research Days. This year, the traditional setup was transformed into a virtual event, connecting the BU...


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Coronavirus negatively impacts BU research

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, research labs across Binghamton University’s campus are making the tough choice between changing the way they conduct research or halting research entirely until the outbreak subsides. Tim de...


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BU hosts 3MT competition for the first time

At Binghamton University’s first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, 25 graduate students presented their current research, ranging from celiac disease to automated services, last week. The 3MT competition originated in 2008 from...


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Koffman Southern Tier Incubator hosts Women Innovators and Entrepreneurship Ideation Workshop

There has been a big push in recent years to advance women in scientific fields, but on Wednesday evening, a workshop aimed to tackle a different issue — turning women’s scientific ideas...


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BU researchers find road salts negatively affect local amphibians

Road salt and metal have a direct effect on the development and survivability of local amphibians, according to a recent research paper published by a Binghamton University professor. George Meindl, lead author...


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First-year Research Immersion holds sixth-annual poster session

More than 500 Binghamton University students, working on roughly 100 different scientific research projects, participated in the sixth-annual First-Year Research Immersion (FRI) poster session held Thursday afternoon at the Innovative Technologies Complex...


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BU continues negotiations over science research resource

In the past, Binghamton University has been recognized for its achievements in research, but faculty and students could soon lose an important research tool — ScienceDirect. ScienceDirect is a subscription-based, online database...


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BU professor awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

M. Stanley Whittingham’s colleagues and friends raised a champagne toast to him on Wednesday afternoon as they celebrated the announcement of his 2019 Nobel Prize win. On Wednesday morning, Whittingham was in...


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Nursing students receive $2.8M award

Several Decker School of Nursing students have been released from tuition- and equipment-related financial stress after receiving a multimillion-dollar grant. On Tuesday, students participating in the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) program...