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Study Shows Facial Emotions are Successfully Encoded in Brains of Those with Autism

A study led by Stony Brook University that tested neural activity in the brains of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) reveals that they successfully encode facial emotions in their neural signals – and they do so about as well as...
27-Apr-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Has Scientists Re-Evaluating Relative Brain Size and Mammalian Intelligence

Scientists from Stony Brook University and the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior have pieced together a timeline of how brain and body size evolved in mammals over the last 150 million years. The findings will be published in Science Advances.
26-Apr-2021 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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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