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2009-06-01 12:06:56

A rose by any other name is still a rose, but is an athlete by another name…a jock?

2009-05-06 16:24:16

A New York state mother said her baby was born in the car while her husband drove through the hospital parking lot toward the emergency room. Julie and Michael Schmidt said their first daughter, Sydney, was born after 36 hours of labor two years ago, so they assumed they would have plenty of time to drive from their East Amherst, N.Y., home to Sisters Hospital -- 16 miles away -- when Julie went into labor with their second child at 3 a.m.

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2009-04-23 09:12:00

Not all technology meets human needs, and some technologies provide only the illusion of having met your needs.

2009-04-10 13:02:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Local scientist Dr. Russ Miller is leading the rollout of "Magic," one of the most powerful computers in New York State to qualified users worldwide for solving computationally-demanding problems.

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2009-02-01 08:51:35

A family sociologist at the University at Buffalo says this month's murder-suicides involving a family of four in Ohio and a family of five in California may be "just the tip of the iceberg."

2009-01-15 16:35:09

Students at some of the dormitories at the University at Buffalo, N.Y., are making more careful food choices because they no longer use trays, officials said. The initiative is designed to substantially cut food waste, but it may also result in more careful food choices.

2008-12-16 17:35:57

University of Buffalo football Coach Turner Gill has been given a contract extension through the 2013 season, the school announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

2008-08-30 00:00:23

By Jay Rey Colleges back for the fall semester find themselves at the peak of an enrollment boom. A record number of students graduated from U.S. high schools this year, giving colleges the pleasure of picking from a deep pool of incoming freshmen.

2008-08-18 21:00:16

By Stephen T. Watson The University at Buffalo's research effort into a new technology that would let a user manipulate objects on a computer screen through hand gestures has won a competitive grant from Hewlett- Packard Co.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.