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Study Discovers Human Hands May Be More Primitive Than Chimp's

Today, Nature is publishing a paper "The evolution of human and ape hand proportions," a study that discovers that human hands may be more primitive than chimp's.
14-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Stony Brook Receives $2.5 Million DOE Grant for Transformational Energy Technology


A Stony Brook University research team has been awarded $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a system that condenses water vapor from power plants in order to provide...
10-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Stony Brook University Receives 4th ARPA-E Grant in Six Months


Stony Brook University has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a small, highly efficient and clean natural gas generator designed for use in homes to provide...
10-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Stony Brook University’s Demian Chapman Leads Global Shark Data Initiative


About one quarter of the world’s sharks, rays and skates are threatened with extinction. The lack of comprehensive and up-to-date data on species abundance and distribution hinders efforts to protect and replenish these important and dynamic...
9-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Astronomers Discover 854 Ultra-Dark Galaxies in the Famous Coma Cluster


A team of researchers from Stony Brook University and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have discovered 854 “ultra-dark galaxies” in the Coma Cluster by analyzing data from the 8.2-meter Subaru Telescope. The new discovery,...
22-Jun-2015 4:00 PM EDT

“We Are HeForShe”: Stony Brook University Commits to Take Action for Gender Equality


Following IMPACT 10x10x10’s launch earlier this year, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD today announced that he has joined UN Women’s HeForShe solidarity movement as an IMPACT 10x10x10 champion, making Stony Brook...
18-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Climate and Ecosystem Instability Delayed Dinosaur Success


Climate and plant community instability may have hampered the success of dinosaurs in the tropics during the Late Triassic Period (235-201 million years ago), according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...
15-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Stony Brook Enters Licensing Deal to Bring Anti-Cancer Technology to Market


Stony Brook University has entered into a licensing agreement with a startup company, CadheRx Therapeutics, to develop and market an anti-cancer technology discovered by Sabine Brouxhon, MD, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of...
15-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

Shark Expert at Stony Brook University Available for Interviews


7-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Expert in Cuban Relations and Reform


1-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Expert Regarding Same Sex Marriage


26-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Race Relations Expert with Experience in Charleston


18-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Bracing for a Tough Flu Season


In early December, the Center of Disease Control officials warned that the year's flu season could result in more fatalities than in other years. CDC Director Tom Frieden noted that the dominant flu strain circulating this season, H3N2, tends to...
7-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Decking the Halls Safely During the Holidays

It’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ – but it is also one of the busiest times of year for the Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters Burn Center at Stony Brook University Hospital. As the holidays approach, doctors at the Burn Center...
12-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Are Twitter & Facebook Causing People Not to Talk Anymore?


27-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Duty to Treat in a Time of Ebola? A Hard Question


17-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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