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Linguistic Red Flags From Facebook Posts Can Predict Future Depression Diagnoses

What if an algorithm could scan social media and point to linguistic red flags for depression before a formal medical diagnosis had been made? New research published to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows this...
11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Stony Brook School of Journalism Professorship honors Marshall Loeb, Pioneering Business and Financial Journalist

Marshall Loeb, an editor, columnist and TV commentator who built a lasting legacy at Time, Fortune and Money magazines and was widely seen as the founder of modern business journalism, was well known for his innovative editorial leadership during a...
15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Studies Reveal Powerful Links Between Economic Development, Technology and Geopolitical Cooperation to Reduce Climate Change

Stony Brook University researchers are trying to determine key links between economic development, technology, politics and human decision making in the context of climate change. Their research published in two peer-reviewed journals helps shed...
10-Oct-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Targeting Pili Could be a key to Halting Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is an urgent problem globally when treating many infections. Now a team of scientists believe a better understanding of the mechanisms of pili, the hair-like surface appendages on bacteria that initiate infection, could hold a...
1-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Using Integrated Models to Assess NYC Flood Risks From Extreme Storms

After Superstorm Sandy, the need to better understand stormwater flood risks and improve infrastructure in the metro area of New York City (NYC) became a priority. A new study is now assessing stormwater flood risks in New York City by way of...
26-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Bat Genome Research May Reveal Clues to Longevity

Liliana M. Dávalos, PhD, a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University received an NSF 'Understanding the Rules of Life' award and in a longevity study is analyzing the genomes of bats, small mammals with...
21-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Prepare to Explore Extreme Lunar Environments

As the United States prepares to visit the surface of the Moon once again, scientists from the RIS4E node of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), led by researchers from the Stony Brook University College of Arts...
19-Sep-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Human Activity In Madagascar Dates Back 6,000 Years Earlier Than Thought, According To Study Led By Stony Brook University Researcher Pat Wright

Humans arrived on the tropical island of Madagascar more than 6,000 years earlier than previously thought based on an analysis of bones from what was once the world’s largest bird, according to a study led by Stony Brook University researcher Dr....
12-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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