UB Research News


How a crystalline sponge sheds water molecules Google 翻訳
Scientists use advanced techniques to observe how a specific crystalline sponge changes shape as it loses water molecules.

UB student wins fellowship for research on migrant workers in Lebanon Google 翻訳
Gabriella Nassif will seek to partner with community organizations to learn about and document the experiences of women hired to work in Lebanese households, including during COVID-19.

What silicone wristbands say about chemical exposure in Uruguayan children Google 翻訳
Researchers from UB and the Catholic University of Uruguay found an average of 13 pollutants in each silicone wristband collected in a study on chemical exposure among a small group of Uruguayan children.

Study reveals intricate details about Huntington’s disease protein
The research adds to a body of work devoted to understanding the protein’s role in cell biology and health.

Bedrock drilling project to unlock Greenland Ice Sheet’s secrets
Bedrock that lies below the ice sheet could reveal untold secrets about when the ice last retreated, laying the foundation for better models of future sea level rise.

Surprise: At high pressures, curium can form unexpected covalent bonds, study finds Google 翻訳
The finding — from high-pressure research that squeezed curium-containing compounds between diamonds — could guide further studies on curium and other mysterious heavy elements.

Meet baker’s yeast, the budding, single-celled fungus that fluffs your bread
The pandemic has caused a run on baker’s yeast. It’s a marvelous organism, as UB scientists explain

Clinical research resumes ‘safely and carefully’ at UB
A research ramp-up is underway at UB, more than three months after almost all research other than that focused on COVID-19 was paused on March 23.

Scientists use protein, RNA to make hollow, spherical sacks called vesicles Google 翻訳
Such bubble-like structures — crafted without traditional lipid building blocks — could potentially be engineered to deliver drugs, researchers say.

Plants are marvelous chemists, as the gardenia’s DNA shows
The species’ newly sequenced genome highlights how evolutionary tinkering transforms plants into some of nature’s great chemical-makers.

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