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BU researchers awarded grant for study on medical implant infections

Researchers at Binghamton University have received a grant to study potential solutions for infections related to medical implants. Karin Sauer, a professor of biological sciences who works in biofilms research, along with...


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BU study examines wellness habits pre- and post-COVID-19 shutdown

A Binghamton University study suggests women should exercise moderately during periods of high stress. Lina Begdache, an associate professor of health and wellness studies, began the study before the COVID-19 shutdown. Begdache,...


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BU researchers find that spiders may use webs to hear

A Binghamton University study shows orb weaver spiders respond to sound vibrations in their web, possibly using them to hear. For much of his career, Ron Miles, a distinguished professor of mechanical...


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Local sixth grader works with BU students to develop invention

Students from the Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science are helping to turn an invention from a local sixth grader into reality. Delaney Dixon, a local sixth grader, and...


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BU named top research institution for second time

For the second time in a row, Binghamton University has been named in the “Research 1 (R1): Doctoral Universities — Very high research activity” list by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of...


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Graduate students compete in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Eight final-round participants competed in Binghamton University’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on Thursday, April 29. The 3MT Competition was first developed by Australia’s University of Queensland in 2008. The competition gives...


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BU holds 10th-annual Research Days

For the 10th consecutive year, and for the second year online, Binghamton University students and faculty are coming together to share their work in all fields of research. Research Days, the University’s...


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BU Biomedical Engineering Society hosts annual ICK! science fair

Every year, dozens of Binghamton children look forward to the I’m a Complex Kid! (ICK!) fair, hosted annually by the Binghamton University Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). While typically in person, this year...


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Research team works to develop Parkinson's treatment

Binghamton University faculty and students continue to make headway on Parkinson’s disease research this semester. Christopher Bishop, professor of psychology and director of the undergraduate integrative neuroscience program, is currently developing a...


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Five BU students receive $5,000 SUNY GREAT award

Five Binghamton University students are among the recipients of the new SUNY Graduate Research Empowering and Accelerating Talent (GREAT) award, which grants $5,000 in funding to selected graduate researchers in science-related fields....