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BU receives $400K grant from NYSEG

Binghamton University was presented with a $400,000 grant from the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) this past Thursday. The award — the third in the past four years from...


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Research Days showcases undergraduate, graduate projects

Binghamton University’s seventh annual Research Days kicked off Wednesday and will continue throughout the week, showcasing student and faculty research from multiple departments. The annual program features various presentations and panel discussions,...


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BU to host "First Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems"

Budding researchers discussed the newest ideas in complex systems science on Wednesday at a preconference workshop for the First Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems. The workshop was held in anticipation of...


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BU students compete in National Geographic Chasing Genius challenge

Thousands of students applied for National Geographic’s Chasing Genius in January 2017. Now, the competition has 10 finalists — one of which is a team of two Binghamton University students. Jasper Baur,...


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Geography department holds third annual GIS Day

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger opened the third annual Geography Information System (GIS) Day on Friday as he declared his intent to use GIS technology on campus and in the town of...


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BU professor recognized for pioneering lithium-ion battery

The Binghamton University professor best known for his role in the invention of lithium-ion batteries has been elected to the National Academy of Engineers. M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished professor of chemistry,...


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BU professor aids in discovery of oldest human remains outside of Africa

In 2002, paleoanthropologists discovered a fossil of a human jawbone in Israel. Now, after years of research and testing, researchers have determined that the jawbone offers evidence that ancestors of the modern...


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BU research challenges Easter Island's historical narrative

Often referred to as the “Easter Island heads,” the moai statues found on Chile’s Easter Island are the focus of one Binghamton University professor’s research. Carl Lipo, professor of anthropology at BU,...


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Research suggests spider silk could improve microphones

Scientists and researchers at Binghamton University are looking to nature for possible improvements to hearing aids. Ron Miles, distinguished professor and mechanical engineering department chair, and Jian Zhou, a Ph.D. candidate in...


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Computer science professors awarded $1 million from National Science Foundation funding

According to a recent Nature.com study, more than 70 percent of scientists surveyed were unable to reproduce the results of other researchers’ scientific studies, and more than 50 percent were unable to...