Amazing New Panel Transforms Solar Rays Into Ice
Mar03

Amazing New Panel Transforms Solar Rays Into Ice

Say goodbye to those less-than-satisfying moments of having nothing but a lukewarm bottle of water to quench your thirst on a hot day! A breakthrough in solar technology that eliminates the need for ice to keep items cool has recently been picking up a lot of heat. Stony Brook University alumnus Ryan McGann has developed a cooler way to keeping your food and beverages chilled on those hot summer days at the beach. Instead of...

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Alfred State to Compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015
Feb26

Alfred State to Compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015

Alfred State and neighboring school, Alfred University, have been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 in Irvine, California. This award-winning program challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design...

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New York Meteorologists Improve How We Predict Snowfall
Feb24

New York Meteorologists Improve How We Predict Snowfall

As a blizzards continue to freeze New York’s infrastructure into 2014, researchers from SUNY Oswego and the University at Albany have taken to the shores of Lake Ontario to peer into the innards of the storm to better predict more precisely where snow will fall, and how fast. The effort lays a solid foundation for Governor Cuomo’s proposal to establish a state-of-the-art weather detection system across New York State. The...

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Researchers Expand Potential of Cancer Drugs
Feb10

Researchers Expand Potential of Cancer Drugs

Every year neary 8 million people worldwide die from cancer. That equates to nerarly 22,000 people a day. It is estimated that by the year 2030 cancer cases will increase by nearly 80%. Now is the time that individuals need to come together to find more effective ways to treat the disease and eventually cure it. The cancer drugs used today work because they’re toxic, but that’s also why they affect healthy cells, producing side...

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SUNY Professor Makes Fear Less Frightening
Jan27

SUNY Professor Makes Fear Less Frightening

Fear. We’re all afraid of something. Heights, spiders, public speaking, closed spaces. For some people, their fears can be utterly debilitating and impair daily functioning; severe OCD or PTSD, for example. Paul Siegel, an associate professor of psychology at SUNY Purchase College and Westchester Community College, has made great strides in treating phobias. Alongside Bradley Peterson, director of the Center for Developmental...

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New York Research Team Develops Underwater Wi-Fi
Jan21

New York Research Team Develops Underwater Wi-Fi

Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater. That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea Internet. The technological breakthrough could lead to improvements in tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration, surveillance, pollution monitoring and other activities. “A submerged wireless network will give us an unprecedented ability...

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