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New Method to Model Protein Interactions May Help Accelerate Drug Development


Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are the basis of cellular functions, and when these processes are compromised diseases such as cancer emerge. For years scientists have tried with mixed success to map out PPIs to understand cellular processes.
12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Getting to the Heart of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


By better understanding daily activity levels and heart rate patterns of those who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), scientists hope to discover more about this complex illness condition.
23-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook’s Clean Water Technology Center Proposes Replacement for LI Cesspools that Removes Nitrogen & Other Contaminants


The New York State Center for Clean Water Technology at Stony Brook University today issued a white paper introducing a potential replacement for Long Island cesspools that has shown an ability to remove high amounts of nitrogen from household...
20-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Activity of a New Synthetic Compound May Be Key to Cleaner Nuclear Energy


An international team of researchers has discovered a new synthetic compound that acts to adsorb Xenon, an element and volatile radioactive waste commonly released by nuclear energy plants.
15-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Climate Change - Not Population Growth – Plays the Main Role in Predicting Extreme Droughts


Common belief states that the dominant factor determining water scarcity in the next few decades will be population growth. However, according to a new study by Stony Brook University, it's climate change -- not population growth – that plays the...
13-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

​​Listen Up! ​Alan Alda Names ​Flame Challenge Champs ​Who Best Explain "What Is Sound?" to 11-Year Olds


If a tree fell in the woods and no one was around, would it make a sound? From vibrations in speakers to light reflections and pixels in a camera, those were just some of the examples used to tackle the question “What is Sound?” in the Alan Alda...
6-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Controlling the p73 Gene Be the Key to Treating Chronic Lung Disease?


Stony Brook University researchers believe the key to discovering better treatments for chronic lung diseases sits with the p73 gene. They found that this gene is the master regulator of a cell type that is responsible for constantly cleaning our...
1-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Wonderful’ and ‘Thankful’ Versus ‘Battle’ and ‘Enemy’ -- Do Women and Men Communicate Differently?


In a computational analysis of the words used by more than 65,000 consenting Facebook users in some 10 million messages, it was discovered that women use language that is warmer and more agreeable than men.
25-May-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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