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    24-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713336

Measles Vaccination: ‘All for One and One for All’

Florida Atlantic University

A commentary by researchers addresses the specter of clinical, ethical, public health and legal concerns that have been raised because of the recent measles outbreaks in New York. So far, the outbreaks seem to have emanated from ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents whose affected children were never vaccinated. Their commentary is motivated in part by the availability of important and relevant data from a small case series of interviews conducted with ultra-Orthodox Jewish mothers in Williamsburg and Rockland counties.

22-May-2019 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712145

Pest-killing fungi could protect NYS grapes, apples from invasive insect

Cornell University

Cornell University-led research reports that two local fungal pathogens could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge.

30-Apr-2019 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 711888

Is Kelp the New Kale for Long Island?

Stony Brook University

In recent years, seaweeds have been notorious for washing up and fouling beaches on Long Island. Now, a collaborative team of scientists and marine farmers have demonstrated that the seaweed, sugar kelp, can be cultivated in the shallow estuaries of Long Island, a breakthrough that may unlock a wealth of economic and environmental opportunities for coastal communities.

25-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 708588

What Darwin’s Finches and Herring Tell Us About Evolution: Uppsala U. Scientist Andersson's March 22 Lecture

New York University

NYU will host Leif Andersson, a scientist at Sweden’s Uppsala University, for “How Darwin’s Finches and Atlantic Herring Genetically Adapt to Their Environment,” its annual Darwin Lecture, on Friday, March 22.

18-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 708821

New Device Could Help Minimize Scarring in Cosmetic Surgery

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a new device that could help minimize scarring during surgery. The device can ascertain the orientation of skin tension lines, which is important for wound-healing post-surgery.

11-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709017

Binghamton University earns “very high research” status in Carnegie Classifications

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton University, State University of New York can now count itself among the 131 elite universities in the nation that have achieved the “very high research” classification by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

6-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST



Article ID: 709092

Carbon Capture Research Receives $3 Million from U.S. Department of Energy

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that a research project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is one of eight in the nation recently selected to receive federal funding geared toward the development of “novel and enabling carbon capture transformational technologies.”

5-Mar-2019 9:30 AM EST



Article ID: 709055

Study: Climate Change is Leading to Unpredictable Ecosystem Disruption for Migratory Birds

Cornell University

Using data on 77 North American migratory bird species from the eBird citizen-science program, scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology say that, in as little as four decades, it may be very difficult to predict how climate change will affect migratory bird populations and the ecosystems they inhabit. Their conclusions are presented in a paper published in the journal Ecography.  

5-Mar-2019 3:10 AM EST

Article ID: 709067

Nearly Half of Americans Have Had a Family Member Jailed, Imprisoned

Cornell University

In a groundbreaking Cornell-led study illuminating the extensive scope of mass incarceration in the U.S., nearly 1 in 2 Americans have had a brother or sister, parent, spouse or child spend time in jail or prison – a far higher figure than previously estimated.

4-Mar-2019 4:45 PM EST

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