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From the sociology of media to diabetes research, students present discoveries

The poster session was open to anyone interested in academic research, regardless of discipline ...


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Following hottest year in history, New York state activists look to energy reform

Despite the long, grueling winter Binghamton University students faced, 2014 was globally the hottest recorded year in history. On Wednesday night, BU’s New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) hosted the Earth...


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With $1.5M in grants, BU chemistry professor studies genetic approach to fighting cancer

A Binghamton University chemistry professor has been awarded over $500,000 to study the biological properties of native and chemically modified ribonucleic acids (RNA). Only 2 percent of human deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) encode...


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In one of the quietest rooms in the world, Watson professor focuses in on hearing technology

Meaning “free from echo,” an anechoic chamber is a room designed to block out sound from the outside and absorb sound on the inside so that the microphones can collect the most ...


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With New York City data, study analyzes police-community relations

Whether in New York City or Binghamton, urban residents have continued to worry about harassment and discrimination by local law enforcement. Saturday morning, researchers from both cities came together at the University...


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Local doctor offers glimpse into careers in medicine

For those looking to go into the field of healthcare, the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development hosted a local physician to give insight into the road to working in a...


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Fighting sleep deprivation, students code for 36 hours at HackBU hackathon

Hundreds of students stayed up late Friday and Saturday night, eating snacks and chugging caffeinated drinks. These night owls weren’t cramming for a test; they were competing in the second annual HackBU hackathon....


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50 years after, Rabbi remembers marching on Selma

Hundreds of members of the community were joined by outsiders such as Berman in a march through the white neighborhoods of Selma. ...


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To fight malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, a professor takes a global perspective

Hassoun said that she hopes the Global Health Impact project will be a tool in guiding the distribution of medical resources and evaluating drug effectiveness and distribution. ...


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Traversing water, rocks and sand, BU-designed robot to participate in national competition

This is the first time the BU chapter of ASME, which became active last year, will compete in the Student Design Competition. ...