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UB study yields neural crest cells from adult skin cells, and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s and other brain illnesses.


Representatives from UB and Buffalo Manufacturing Works will speak Thursday in downtown Buffalo.


Father and son team are building liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing.


Andreadis was honored for his contributions to fields of stem cells, molecular bioengineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

The Buffalo News reports on Vader Systems, a company founded by father-and-son entrepreneurs Scott and Zack Vader, who have designed and are manufacturing a liquid metal printer, with an assist from Edward Furlani, professor of chemical and biological engineering and electrical engineering, who has advised the Vaders.

Researchers will tackle urban infrastructure and groundwater, air pollution, green infrastructure and stormwater management, and development of lower-cost solar cells.


The applications could be vast — from dramatically extending the range of drones, to powering back-up generators for remote cell towers, to tiny hydrogen generating machines for cars that run on it.


New vehicle engines are more efficient, and engine exhaust temperatures are lower. Innovative catalysts are needed to control the engine pollutants