Research News Archive


From analyzing the avocado genome to designing a stingray-inspired space exploration vehicle, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.


As predicted by theorists, experiments show that barium zirconium sulfide thin films hold great promise for solar cells, LEDs.


Supported by a $1 million National Science Foundation grant, the system will spur research and economic development in electronics, quantum computing and more.


The quantum technology advancement could help lead to improvements in computing, data processing.


Physicists manipulate energy valleys in tungsten disulfide, with potential applications in quantum computing.


In a theoretical study, physicists propose that perturbations in the orbit of stars near supermassive black holes could be used to detect wormholes.

UB's professor Dejan Stojkovic and collaborator Professor De-Chang Dai of Yangzhou University in China discuss the possibility of a transversable wormhole as a hidden passage in Scientific American. Could we spy a traversable wormhole in the Milky Way’s heart?
Professor Igor Zutic and collaborators from NYU discover a new state of matter, which offers promise for increasing storage capabilities in electronic devices and enhancing quantum computing.

Membrane-less organelles, found inside human cells, have a variety of important biological functions, from gene regulation to stress response.