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Three SBU Professors Named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows


STONY BROOK, NY, April 22, 2014 – Three Stony Brook University professors — Mark Aronoff, PhD, William Chittick, PhD, and Eva Kittay, PhD — have been named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows based on distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional...
4/23/2014 10:00 AM EDT

LEDs Get Seal of Approval: Safe for Skin


There was a time when no one thought about light bulbs—one blew, you screwed another one in. Nowadays, it’s more complicated, as energy efficiency concerns have given rise to a slew of options, including incandescent, compact fluorescent lights,...
4/21/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Stony Brook Medicine Doctors Perform Open-Heart Surgery on Patient 27-weeks Pregnant


Being tired and run-down during her second trimester of pregnancy was something that 25-year-old Sharon Savino had felt before being pregnant with her son and daughter. But after developing a bad cough around Christmas, she started coughing up...
4/21/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Want to Quit Smoking? New Study Says Try "Self-Expanding" Activities

If you are trying to quit smoking one method to incorporate is to do new, exciting “self-expanding” activities that can help with nicotine craving. This is the take-home message from a new study published online in PLOS ONE.
4/21/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Stony Brook University Honored Conservationist and Lemur Expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at 15th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014 Fundraiser


On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York City, Stony Brook University honored one of its own, long-time conservationist and lemur expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at its 15th annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014. On top of being feted by her...
4/18/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Stony Brook University Hosts Earth Day Tweet-Up With Three of Six Indianapolis Prize Finalists


On Earth Day—Tuesday, April 22—the Stony Brook campus community, and the global twitter-verse are invited to meet and tweet – virtually and in person – with Stony Brook University’s three Indianapolis Prize finalists: Russell A....
4/11/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Stony Brook University Named a Groundwater Guardian Green Site


STONY BROOK, NY, April 11, 2014 – Stony Brook University was recently named a 2014 Groundwater Guardian Green Site by the Groundwater Foundation in recognition of its groundwater and environmental stewardship. Stony Brook University earned this...
4/11/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Stony Brook University Grad Student from Brooklyn Wins National Science Communication Contest


Lyl Tomlinson, a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at Stony Brook University, has won the National Famelab USA competition, a contest that challenges young scientists to talk about their research engagingly for a general audience.
4/9/2014 4:35 PM EDT

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Everyone on Earth Is Invited to Earth Day Tweet-Up and Can Now Watch What Happens Live During Meet and Tweet with Stony Brook University’s Three Indianapolis Prize Finalists

On Earth Day, April 22, not only will everyone on the planet be able to bond on Twitter with Stony Brook University’s three Indianapolis Prize finalists – Russ Mittermeier, Carl Safina and Pat Wright – they will also be able to watch a live...
4/16/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Use of Cardiac CT Transforms ED Triage of Women with Chest Pain

1/31/2014 4:00 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

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