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New 13 Million-Year-Old Infant Skull Sheds Light on Ape Ancestry


The discovery in Kenya of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The find, announced in the scientific journal Nature on August 10th, belongs to an infant that...
7-Aug-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook Welcomes Southampton Hospital to its System


Stony Brook University welcomed Southampton Hospital, hereafter known as Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, as a member of the Stony Brook Medicine health system, announced Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President, and Ken Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice...
1-Aug-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Origin of Modern Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin


By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ecology & Evolution in the College of Arts & Sciences at Stony Brook University, has determined that...
14-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Concrete Help Solve the Problem of Air Pollution?


New research reveals that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces.
7-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Define Structure of Key Enzyme Implicated in Cancer, Neurological Disease


A Stony Brook University-led team of researchers has determined the structure of a key enzyme involved with cell growth regulation in cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
27-Jun-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beyond the Lab: Workshop Hosted by Top Media Publication & Alan Alda’s Center Transforms Scientists and Engineers into Storytellers

Scientific American and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University are teaming up for a free online workshop aimed at helping scientists and engineers write blogs and op-eds for magazines, newspapers and other news...
26-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Measures of Aging May Show 70 Is the New 60


A new Stony Brook University-led study uses new measures of aging to scientifically illustrate that one’s actual age is not necessarily the best measure of human aging itself, particularly in relation to population aging.
20-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Late-Night Tweeting by NBA Players to Worse Game Performance


Preliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.
1-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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