Early Tree-Dwelling Bipedal Human Ancestor Was Similar to Ancient Apes and “Lucy” but Not Living Apes
An analysis of the femur of one of the oldest human ancestors reveals the six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal but lived in the trees.The research could provide additional insight to the origins of human bipedalism.
12/4/2013 3:05 PM EST
A team of Stony Brook University researchers has discovered in a model of Alzheimer’s disease that early accumulation of a small protein, known as amyloid β, in the blood vessels of the brain can drive early cognitive impairment.
11/27/2013 2:15 PM EST
Despite nearly universal awareness of report cards on risk-adjusted mortality rates of individual cardiac surgeons, cardiologists in New York State do not use these reports when making patient referral decisions.
11/15/2013 4:55 PM EST
A study of two sets of 894 matched Emergency Department (ED) patients presenting with chest pain revealed that the use of coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) led to fewer hospital admissions and shorter ED stays. According to lead...
7/31/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Well-rested teenagers tend to make more healthful food choices than their sleep-deprived peers, according to a study led by Lauren Hale, PhD, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. The finding,...
6/20/2013 2:30 PM EDT
Bed bugs now need to watch their step. Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed a safe, non-chemical resource that literally stops bed bugs in their tracks. This innovative new technology acts as a man-made web consisting of microfibers...
5/30/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Greeted by their families, supporters and a shining display of 6,000 pinwheels, Christopher Pendergast, a 20-year ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patient and advocate, and other ALS patients, rode onto the Stony Brook University Campus for the...
5/24/2013 1:45 PM EDT
The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is hosting the third annual String-Math Conference 2013 June 17 to June 21. The Conference brings together mathematicians and physicists who work on ideas related to string theory.
5/24/2013 10:55 AM EDT
Stony Brook Pediatrician Co-authors New NIH Guidelines for Managing Opportunistic Infections in Children with HIV
Sharon Nachman, MD, a pediatric HIV specialist at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, is a co-author of new NIH-issued guidelines for the prevention, treatment and management of opportunistic infections in HIV-infected children.
11/26/2013 3:30 PM EST