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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


Archeology News: DNA Analysis and Artifact Finds Provide Lens into Barbarian Past

By taking extensive DNA samples from the skulls of individuals buried in two European cemeteries from the 6th Century and combining that data with artifacts, scientists are now better able to piece together how barbarians interacted with local...
11-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Adolescent Users of E-Cigarettes Exposed to Nearly as Much Nicotine as Smokers

A new study that looked at nicotine exposure of adolescent e-cigarette users, specifically those who use the ‘pod’ vaping devices (ie, Juul), found that levels of urinary cotinine, a byproduct of nicotine metabolism, were even higher than what...
7-Sep-2018 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University to Dedicate Campus Street to Nobel Laureate, Inventor of MRI

University will name a campus street leading to its soon-to-be-opened Medical and Research Translation (MART) building in honor of Paul Lauterbur.
5-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Generating Energy from Sandy Rivers: An Untapped Renewable Resource Ready for Prime Time?

Findings, detailed in a new paper published in Nature Energy, showed that the model hydrokinetic power plant can generate energy effectively and safely without undermining the stability of the river geomorphic environment.
24-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook Dental Gives Back to School Smiles to Local School Children

Stony Brook Dental Medicine professionals to provide cleanings, oral health education to hundreds of children in need ahead of the new school year.
24-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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