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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

Beam It Up Densely: Transporting Quantum Information Without Moving Matter


A team of scientists have taken quantum teleportation – a method of communicating information from one location to another without having to physically move it – to a higher level by using certain high-dimensional states (which they dubbed...
5-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Critically Endangered Ocean Giant is Reproducing Without Sex in the Wild

Are males truly essential for reproduction? Female birds, reptiles and sharks living in captivity have sometimes surprised their keepers by giving birth even though, as far as anyone can remember, they have never been housed with a male. Scientists...
27-May-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Alan Alda Announces Winners of Stony Brook University’s Flame Challenge: Scientist Explained Sleep to 11-Year-Olds

It’s like a superpower, a TV with static, a brain-cleaning system, a study hall, a practice session for video games. Those were just some of the metaphors used to explain sleep by the winners of Stony Brook University’s Flame Challenge contest,...
28-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Suggests That Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded


Dinosaurs grew as fast as your average living mammal, according to a research paper published by Stony Brook University paleontologist Michael D’Emic, PhD. The paper, to published in Science on May 29, is a re-analysis of a widely publicized 2014...
26-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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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

First Diagnosed Case of Ebola in the U.S., What Now?


A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced yesterday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the unidentified man left...
1-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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