Findings from a new global study suggest that estimates of gender-based violence (GBV) prevalence based on health systems data or on police reports may underestimate the actual total prevalence by 11- to 128-fold.
12/10/2013 4:00 PM EST
Stony Brook Geosciences Professors Co-Author Papers that Shed More Light on Possibility of Life on Mars
Humankind is by nature inquisitive, especially about the prospect of life on other planets and whether or not we are alone. The aptly named Curiosity, a NASA Mars rover, has been scouring that planet’s surface as a potential habitat for life,...
12/5/2013 5:00 PM EST
Each year the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University challenges scientists to answer a thought-provoking question asked by 11-year-olds around the country. This year’s challenge to scientists will be announced on...
12/6/2013 3:00 PM EST
For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional benefits compared to...
12/6/2013 2:00 PM EST
An international team of astronomers led by Prof. Jin Koda at Stony Brook University used Suprime-Cam, Subaru Telescope's wide-field, prime-focus camera, to capture an image of the intricate flow of Comet Lovejoy's ion tail.
12/5/2013 9:00 PM EST
New Finding Based on Nearly Two Decades of Field Research Shows That Mother Sharks “Home” to Their Birthplace to Give Birth
Research conducted in Bimini in The Bahamas spanning almost two decades shows that female lemon sharks that were born there returned 15 years later to give birth to their own young, confirming this behavior for the first time in sharks. The study...
12/2/2013 7:00 PM EST
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
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
Supreme Court Expert Jeffrey A. Segal Available to Comment Before and After Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions
6/24/2013 7:00 AM EDT