Science & Research

Researcher discusses stretching the limitations of working memory

On Wednesday afternoon, Kara Blacker, who is a post-doctoral fellow of psychological and brain sciences and neurology at John Hopkins University, spoke about her research on “The Flexibility of Working Memory” at...


Speakers

Binghamton University students attend array of events in New York City

Leaving campus on a bus early Tuesday morning, students from multiple disciplines across Binghamton University spent the full day in New York City, meeting with alumni, entrepreneurs and innovators. The day included...


Science & Research

BU teams up with university in Colombia to start bilingual journal

Binghamton University has partnered with EAFIT Colombia, a university located in the city of Medellín, to create an online bilingual journal. Gobernar: The Journal of Latin American Public Policy and Governance will...


Science & Research

BU professor invents 'origami' batteries

A Binghamton University professor has been attracting attention from the science community for his innovative battery design, which is shaped like a ninja star and helps preserve energy. Sean Choi, an assistant...


Speakers

TEDxBinghamtonU: Ellen Stofan, NASA's chief scientist

Pipe Dream sat down with Ellen Stofan, chief scientist of NASA, before her TEDx speech. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Pipe Dream: What brings you to give a...


Speakers

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity selects student speakers

At this year’s TEDxBinghamtonUniversity event, two students will take the stage to tell attendees why they should embrace virtual reality technology. Sophomores Kyrin Pollock and Matthew Gill will be speaking together about...


Science & Research

BU allots $600K to increase funding for graduate school stipends

Binghamton University recently announced that it will be allocating an additional $600,000 to graduate student stipends beginning in Fall 2016. Graduate students who serve as teaching assistants for professors already receive some...


Science & Research

For studies in stress and schizophrenia, BU grad wins prestigious fellowship

Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder that is a lot more complicated than the stereotypical hallucinations that society has reduced it to, and National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship winner Katherine Frost is on...


Science & Research

BU anthropology professor uncovers evolution of human hearing

One Binghamton University professor is looking to uncover the mystery of how the earliest humans first developed their unique hearing structure. Rolf Quam, an assistant professor of anthropology at BU, worked with...


Science & Research

Researchers look for effects of binge drinking during adolescent years

The effects of binge drinking on the developing brain is a prevalent topic for those in their college years. Researchers on campus are exploring what exactly those effects are and when they...