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Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.


A prehistoric otter packed a mean bite, say UB scientists. A reconstruction of its jaws revealed that the wolf-sized otter may have been a top predator in its time.


What's happening in the brain's reward system that makes some people overeat or become addicted to drugs? A UB researcher's novel studies may provide some answers.


A UB engineer is partnering with two local companies to develop an ultraviolet light-based device that can sanitize germy mobile devices.