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Breaking Climate Change Research (Embargoed) Shows Global Warming Making Oceans More Toxic


Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen. A newly published study published online in the April 24 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
21-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for Cancer Research and Scholarships


In recognition of his dedication to the fight against cancer, Joseph R. Biden Jr., 47th Vice President of the United States of America, was honored at Stony Brook University’s annual charity Gala at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Hosted by the Stony...
20-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thomas Allison’s “Molecular Movies” Concept Takes Home the $200K Discovery Prize


Thomas Allison, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics, and a developer of a technology at Stony Brook that will record the movement of molecules that may lead to the development of better high-tech devices, is the...
14-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Veterans Heart Patients with Depression Face Difficulties Affording Healthcare

A study of more than 13,000 veterans with heart disease revealed that for those who also had depression, gaining access to and affording healthcare and medications is more difficult than those without depression.
12-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Modeling Protein Interactions Critical to Understanding Disease Now Simplified with Computer Server


Stony Brook University-led research team through the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology has created a user-friendly automated computer server that calculates complex computations of modeling protein interactions with a handful of...
4-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook to Confer Honorary Degree to Actor & Philanthropist, Michael J. Fox


Among the five to whom Stony Brook University will confer an honorary degree at its 2017 commencement ceremony is actor and philanthropist Michael J. Fox.
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Suggests a Possible Role for a Storm of “Jumping Genes” in ALS


By inserting an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)-linked human gene called TDP-43 into fruit flies, researchers at Stony Brook University and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory discovered a potential role for ‘transposons’ in the disease.
24-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Approach to Diagnosing Mental Disorders Could Become an Alternative to DSM-5


A consortium of psychiatrists and psychologists from universities worldwide, co-led by Stony Brook University, University of Minnesota and University of Notre Dame, has proposed a new approach to diagnosing mental disorders.
21-Mar-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stony Brook Trauma Experts Share Safety Tips in Severe Winter Weather Conditions


9-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST

Could You Be Having a Heart Attack? Stony Brook Expert Shares Important Early Warning Signs to Recognize


8-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Holiday Safety Tips from Stony Brook Experts to Ensure the Season Stays Merry and Bright


The hustle and bustle that comes with the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ can unfortunately lead many to disregard of important safety precautions.
14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Endocrinologist and Diabetes Expert Available to Discuss Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Management


18-Nov-2016 5:00 PM EST

Political Expert Predicted Trump Win Using Mathematical Primary Model


9-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

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

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