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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...


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BU professor develops UV light-resistant DNA film

Reapplying sunscreen over and over at the beach could be a thing of the past, thanks to the development of a new DNA film by Binghamton University researchers. The film, developed by...


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BU researchers awarded $300,000 for new graduate training program

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recently awarded Binghamton University researchers J. David Jentsch, Terrence Deak, Lisa Savage and Linda Spear a grant of more than $1.6 million over a...


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Seniors showcase work in Watson Capstone Project course

On Sunday, approximately 100 students gathered in the Innovative Technologies Complex to showcase their work in the Watson Capstone Projects, a class in which seniors majoring in mechanical, electrical and computer engineering...


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Cuomo grants School of Pharmacy permit to study hemp, research medical benefits of cannabidiol

Binghamton University will be one of four New York schools to begin researching the chemical properties of hemp as part of the state’s Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program. According to a recent...


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BU student researchers look to 3-D print human organs

The creation of human organs through 3-D printing may soon become a reality, thanks to researchers like Thomas Hays, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering. Hays, who will attend Stony Brook University...


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BU doctoral student develops program to predict terrorist attacks

A Binghamton University Ph.D. candidate has created a new framework that helps protect against and predict terrorist activity by identifying interconnected patterns in attacks. Salih Tutun, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate studying industrial...


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Professors explore influence of evolutionary studies in different fields

In honor of Charles Darwin’s birthday this past Sunday, the evolutionary studies program (EvoS) hosted a panel discussion titled “Darwin and Me: Evolution Across the Disciplines” in Academic Building A as part...


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BU chemistry professor awarded highest Nigerian academic honor

Follow @Orla_McCaffrey Binghamton University chemistry professor Omowunmi Sadik has received degrees on two continents and her research has been disseminated to numerous countries. Sadik’s far-reaching impact continued recently when she was recognized...