Forensic geology takes Earthen materials, such as soil or plants, and uses them to answer questions or provide evidence to solve crimes. Elisa Bergslien, associate professor and chair of the Earth Sciences and Science Education department at SUNY Buffalo State, published a book six years ago on the subject.
This week on the Buffalo Review (April 20), we covered a dispute between New York and the Seneca Nation, the possibility of legalizing marijuana, the Hyperloop One and drive-in movie theatres.
Buffalo Props, a prop rental house for film and theatre, has been busy in recent years as Hollywood has come to western New York. “I think we’ve worked on 16 films now in four years, which is kind of nuts but we love it,” said David Butler, co-owner of Buffalo Props and a Buffalo State graduate.
Fakes news has become a pervasive issue in society. A 10-year study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) revealed that on social media, false news stories travel farther and faster than real news.
Buffalo is a proud and prominent sports town with a fan base that supports hockey. While the Buffalo Sabres have a strong following, the most recent success on the ice has come from the Buffalo Beauts, a member of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL).
China’s first space-station, the Tiangong-1, crash-landed in the southern Pacific Ocean April around 8:16 p.m eastern time. China launched the Tiangong-1, which translates to “Heavenly Palace,” in 2011 as a prototype for a permanent space station to be launched by 2022.
A proposed $1 fee on ride-hailing in upstate New York has failed to pass the state Assembly. Democrats in the Assembly had proposed the surcharge on Uber and Lyft rides in March, which they say would have generated $48 million in funds that could have been used to improve the state’s roads and bridges.