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Using Glass to Improve Graphene’s Powerful Conductivity

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A team of scientists led by Matthew Eisaman, a physicist at Stony Brook University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, have developed a method using common glass for creating resilient, customized, and...
12-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mechanism That Unwinds DNA May Function Similar to an Oil Rig “Pumpjack”

A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University biochemist Huilin Li, PhD, have proposed that DNA is unwound by a type of “pumpjack” mechanism, similar to the way one operates on an oil rig.
10-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Proteins Most Associated With Aging

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The finding by Stony Brook University researchers, published in Structure, may be a foundation to better understanding the cellular process and age-related disease.
29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Activates Emergency Operating Center in Preparation for Winter Storm Jonas

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As hundreds of students from across the country prepare to move into their resident halls this weekend, Stony Brook University is taking an extra steps to keep students safe.The Emergency Operating Center (EOC) at Stony Brook will be activated,...
22-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Complicated by History of Reading Problems

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Correctly diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease remains a challenge for medical professionals. Now, a new study published in the current issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease reveals a new clue to possible misdiagnosis.
20-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stony Brook Researchers Discover Ice-Like Phonons in Liquid Water

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For more than 100 years, scientists have debated what the underlying molecular structure of water is, and the common view has been that H2O molecules are either “water-like” or “ice-like.”
19-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Heart Attack Patients with History of Bypass Surgery Prone to Delayed Treatment

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Heart attack patients who had previously undergone cardiac bypass surgery are about twice as likely to have a delay in receiving angioplasty, or another form of revascularization, compared to heart attack patients who had no history of bypass...
30-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Environment, Behavior Contribute to Some 80 Percent of Cancers

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A team of researchers from Stony Brook University, led by Yusuf Hannun, MD, have found quantitative evidence proving that extrinsic risk factors, such as environmental exposures and behaviors weigh heavily on the development of a vast majority...
15-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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