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New Measures of Aging May Show 70 Is the New 60


A new Stony Brook University-led study uses new measures of aging to scientifically illustrate that one’s actual age is not necessarily the best measure of human aging itself, particularly in relation to population aging.
20-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Late-Night Tweeting by NBA Players to Worse Game Performance


Preliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.
1-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mars Rover Reveals Ancient Lake with Properties Common to Those on Earth


New findings based on NASA’s Curiosity rover mission reveal that an ancient lake in Gale Crater on Mars had chemical and physical properties very similar to those common to lakes on Earth.
30-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Celebrates 57th Commencement Ceremony


Words of encouragement, wisdom and sage advice prevailed from all who addressed the class of 2017 during the 57th Commencement Ceremony at Stony Brook University today, including honorary degree recipients Michael J. Fox and Jonathan Oringer, Stony...
19-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Prevalence of Women with Heart Disease Delivering Babies Is Increasing


A study of more than 80,000 women with heart disease from 2003 to 2012 reveals that the prevalence of women with heart disease delivering babies increased by 24 percent over that 10-year period.
12-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breaking Climate Change Research (Embargoed) Shows Global Warming Making Oceans More Toxic


Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen. A newly published study published online in the April 24 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
21-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for Cancer Research and Scholarships


In recognition of his dedication to the fight against cancer, Joseph R. Biden Jr., 47th Vice President of the United States of America, was honored at Stony Brook University’s annual charity Gala at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Hosted by the Stony...
20-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thomas Allison’s “Molecular Movies” Concept Takes Home the $200K Discovery Prize


Thomas Allison, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics, and a developer of a technology at Stony Brook that will record the movement of molecules that may lead to the development of better high-tech devices, is the...
14-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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