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Citizen Scientists Can Now Lend a Hand in Penguin Conservation


A new interactive and user-friendly website that tracks Antarctic penguin populations and provides information for scientists to better understand environmental changes will now be accessible to the general public.
25-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alda Center at Stony Brook University Calls for Scientists to Enter The Flame Challenge 2017: What Is Energy?


STONY BROOK, NY, USA – If this were “Jeopardy,” the clue would be “food, batteries, gasoline, wind, and lightning.” The answer, in the form of a question of course, would be “What are forms of energy?” Yet, the more fundamental –...
24-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Center Opens in Tri-State Region


Nearly 1,000 boys in the New York Tri-State area have been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and, until now, had to travel out of the state for comprehensive care. Stony Brook Children’s Hospital stepped into the void and is...
7-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Offers Global Health Diplomacy Online Course Beginning October 3

Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York system, is now offering a Global Health Diplomacy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), available on Coursera. This beginner-level class provides an in-depth look at the diplomatic,...
30-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Reveals an Ancient Reptile Had Bizarre Forelimb Evolution

Fossil remains from an ancient reptile known as Drepanosaurus reveals unusual skeletal adaptations in the forelimb that scientists have never before recorded in land animals.
30-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Contrary to Popular Belief – Coca Not the Driving Force of Deforestation, Report Reveals


Most of the world’s coca—the plant source of cocaine—grows in the Amazon forests of the Andean countries of Colombia, Peru and Bolivia, where many think this illicit crop causes deforestation. However, a team led by Stony Brook University...
29-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University President and Students Front and Center at UN Women’s HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Celebration at the MOMA


Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and 21 Stony Brook students, along with world leaders, activists, change-makers and celebrities recommitted to fast-tracking gender equality at UN Women’s HeForShe second anniversary events on...
20-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Discovery by Researchers May Lead to Better Understanding and Treatment for a Common Autoinflammatory Disease


A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University researchers have discovered a new mechanism for a bacterial toxin to inhibit inflammation.
16-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts in Polling, Gender, Race -- Available to Comment on Current Political News


20-Oct-2016 11:30 AM EDT

Gearing Up for Flu Season: Prevention Is Key


Colder temps during the first months of fall are a stark reminder that people should start thinking about how to prevent the influenza virus, or the flu.
17-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Stony Brook Children’s Shares Safety Tricks to Keep Halloween a Treat

Halloween is meant to be the spookiest time of year, but no parent wants to experience a real scare on the special night. Stony Brook Children’s experts share tips and tricks on how to steer clear from hidden health and safety dangers.
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Getting Your Kids Back-to-School and Back to Sleep; Stony Brook Children’s expert shares tips on healthy sleep hygiene

15-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Terrorism Expert Available to Comment on Future Threats & What We Should Be Doing


15-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Historian Shares Thoughts in Aftermath of Recent Shootings of Dallas Police, Sterling & Castile

8-Jul-2016 4:20 PM EDT

Expert in Policing Available to Comment Regarding Charlotte, North Carolina Incident


6-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Supreme Court Expert Available to Comment on the President's Controversial Executive Actions on Immigration


23-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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