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Covid-19 Pandemic Results in 40,000 Children Losing a Parent

A letter published in JAMA Pediatrics, co-authored by Rachel Kidman, PhD, of the Program in Public Health at Stony Brook University, presents a statistical model showing that around 40,000 children (est. between 37,000 and 43,000) had lost a parent...
6-Apr-2021 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Would Geoengineering Impact Nature?

Should humans use technology to put the brakes on global warming? Stratospheric aerosol intervention (SAI) is a climate intervention that has been studied as a way to help cool the Earth. But what would be the consequences to natural systems of SAI?...
31-Mar-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientist Receives TAF Award for a Nitrogen Sensor Technology to Advance Septic Systems

Qingzhi Zhu, PhD, Associate Professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, has received a SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) award for his research to develop a low-cost, high-accuracy nitrogen...
30-Mar-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stopping Mutant KRAS Could Lead to Enhanced Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer

A collaborative study by Stony Brook University scientists, published in Nature Communications, takes an initial step toward better understanding how KRAS drives immune evasion and demonstrates a lowering of the KRAS activity resulting in a more...
10-Mar-2021 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Sheds Light on Caribbean Mammal Extinctions, Helps Guide Conservation Strategies

A new study reveals that the largest and smallest mammals in the Caribbean have been the most vulnerable to extinction. The findings, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, help predict future extinction risk and inform the...
9-Mar-2021 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mars’ Early Climate Was Intermittently Warm

A new study that characterizes the climate of Mars over the planet’s lifetime reveals that in its earliest history it was periodically warmed, yet remained relatively cold in the intervening periods, thus providing opportunities and challenges for...
5-Mar-2021 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Clean Water Technology Center Reveals New Approach to Removing Toxins in Wastewater

The New York State Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University has made a series of critical discoveries regarding a new approach to protecting Long Island’s drinking water, groundwater, and surface waters. Some of the...
2-Mar-2021 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Loss of Function of PLD1 Gene is Causal to Congenital Heart Disease

A team of researchers co-led by Michael Frohman, MD, PhD, of Stony Brook University, has identified an important cause of congenital heart disease. They discovered that certain loss of functions in the PLD1 (Phospholipase D1) gene causes congenital...
1-Mar-2021 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Experts Available: The Jury Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin

21-Apr-2021 8:40 AM EDT

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April 2021: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month: Expert Available To Discuss Research

16-Apr-2021 1:55 PM EDT

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Seeking History of Life on Mars: 2020 Perseverance Rover Experts Available

The new era of space exploration features two Stony Brook University faculty members as part of the development of NASA’s Mars2020 Perseverance rover that recently landed. Distinguished Professor Scott McLennan and Associate Professor Joel...
22-Feb-2021 2:10 PM EST

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Expert Available: @stonybrooku Ocean Conservationist Responds to President Biden's Call to Tackle Climate Crisis

1-Feb-2021 2:10 PM EST

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Expert Comments on Gallup Survey Results: Fewer in U.S. Continue to See Vaccines as Important

16-Jan-2020 2:25 AM EST

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Stress or Depression During the Holidays? Best to “Cope Ahead”

17-Dec-2019 3:50 PM EST

Experts Available to Discuss Brain Death

2-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT

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Measles Outbreak: It's Everyone's Job To Keep the Community Safe. @StonyBrookMed Expert Available

10-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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