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Will Troubleshooting a Quantum Systems-Based Computer Be Easy for a Technician?


A Stony Brook University research team has developed new tools to test the fundamental constituents of a quantum information processor, a device that manipulates data based on quantum mechanics and therefore would have computing power well beyond...
23-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Announces $600 Million Capital Campaign, The Largest In SUNY History


On November 21, Stony Brook University launched the public phase of a seven-year, $600 million comprehensive campaign. The capital campaign, led by the Stony Brook Foundation, is the largest in the history of the State University of New York. More...
23-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Microbiome Technology Developed at Stony Brook May Help Combat Certain Infections


Stony Brook University and Ortek Therapeutics, Inc. announced that two patent applications were filed for nutrient based compositions utilizing an innovative microbiome technology that may help combat certain infections.
19-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Single Tooth Analysis of Oldest-Known Plant-Visiting Bat Fossil Suggests It Was Omnivorous


A Stony Brook University-led team of evolutionary biologists has discovered that the oldest known nectar-drinking bat fossil, Palynephyllum antimaster, was probably omnivorous.
10-Nov-2015 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Evaluates Racial Differences in GI Cancer Biology


Because Americans of African descent are at a higher risk for developing GI cancers than others, a group of researchers are teaming up to launch a program to assess GI cancer biology in patients.
4-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Alan Alda’s 2016 ‘Flame Challenge”: What Is Sound?


After reviewing hundreds of questions submitted by children from around the world, the 2016 Flame Challenge will ask the burning question, “What is sound?” The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University is challenging...
29-Oct-2015 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study: Warming Waters a Major Factor in the Collapse of New England Cod


For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels. Even cuts to the fishery have failed to slow...
28-Oct-2015 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Group Living: For Baboons Intermediate Size Is Optimal


New research by a team of scientists led by Catherine Markham, PhD, a Stony Brook University anthropologist, reveals that intermediate-sized groups provide the most benefits to wild baboons.
27-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gallbladder Survival Guide: Preventing an ER Visit Over Thanksgiving


Stony Brook Medicine's Chairman of Surgery shares tips on preventing an ER Visit over Thanksgiving because of a gallbladder attack
23-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Don’t Let Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Ruin Thanksgiving


Stony Brook Doc shared tips during GERD Awareness Month, just in time for Thanksgiving
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Surviving the Holidays with #Diabetes


Diabetes and the Holdiays: Stony Brook Medicine Expert gives tips on how to have an effective diabetes management plan during holiday festivities
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Expert Shares Tips with Parents on When to Use Antibiotics and When At-Home Remedies May Do the Trick


The CDC’s Get Smart campaign involves a number of initiatives to prevent antibiotic resistance, manage existing antibiotics to preserve their effectiveness and help healthcare providers and families understand when prescribing an antibiotic is...
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Stony Brook Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Prematurity Awareness, World Prematurity Day

16-Nov-2015 6:00 AM EST

Stony Brook Docs Says Small Steps May Help When Dealing with a Growing Diabetes Problem


Small steps can equal big changes when it comes to diabetes. Stony Brook Medicine's Dr. Joshua Miller explains how to lower your risk for diabetes and pre-diabetes
12-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

Expert Talks History of Lead & Its Impact on the Environment/Body


26-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Expert: Could the US See Another Hurricane Sandy?

22-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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