Beer. Soup. Barley's next great use? A medical imaging drink
Before launching their latest science experiment, University at Buffalo researchers bought more than 200 types of tea, chocolate, herbs and other foodstuffs.
The goal wasn't to stock up for long hours in the lab, but rather to find an elusive, edible contrast agent to show doctors what's ha ... more
Cells stop dividing when this gene kicks into high gear
Scientists seeking to unlock the secrets of cellular aging have identified a gene that triggers senescence, a phenomenon in which cells stop dividing.
Senescence is a natural occurrence in the life of a cell, and researchers have sought to learn about it for a couple of reasons. First, it's ... more
New tool analyzes disease and drug effects with unprecedented accuracy and consistency
A new protein analysis tool developed at the University at Buffalo could vastly increase the speed and precision with which disease and drug effects are analyzed.
The groundbreaking tool, called IonStar, is the first to provide near-perfect accuracy when quantifying and comparing the abunda ... more