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Negative “Retweets” Appear to Add to Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories

A team of behavioral scientists using big data and a simulation-based model to analyze social media “tweets” around the 2020 presidential election found that the spread of voter fraud conspiracy theories on Twitter (now called X) was boosted by...
22-Sep-2023 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Standardizing Blood Pressure Measurement Training

Hypertension affects some 120 million Americans. Training future healthcare professionals how to consistently take accurate blood pressure measurement (BMP) is an important aspect to monitoring patients’ blood pressure.
19-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stony Brook Professor Alexander Zamolodchikov, Co-Winner for 2024 Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental Physics

This morning, the Breakthrough Foundation announced the winners of the 2024 Breakthrough Prizes and Stony Brook University Distinguished Professor and C.N. Yang/Wei Deng Endowed Chair Alexander Zamolodchikov was named co-recipient of the Prize in...
14-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What’s the Real Story about Shark Populations in NY Waters?

The lack of evidence about shark biology, their prey, and changes in the ecosystems of New York area coastal waters is a driving force to expand research about sharks and their populations in the region, so say a team of scientists in an article...
13-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Reveals Close Connection Between Cognitive Flexibility and Neurogenesis

A team of researchers led by Stony Brook University scientists believe they have a new understanding of cognitive adaptability and the role of adult neurogenesis. Their work and findings are highlighted in two recent papers, one in the Journal of...
6-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding Epigenetic Changes in Glial Cells May be Key to Combatting Brain Tumors

Gliomas are incurable brain tumors. Researchers are trying to unlock the mysteries of how they originate from normal cells, which may lead to better treatments.
15-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taking a Global Look at Dry and Alternative Water Cooling of Power Plants

An international collaboration of scientists including Gang He, PhD, of Stony Brook University, used global power plant data to demonstrate an integrated water-carbon management framework that bridges the gap to coupling diverse water...
9-Aug-2023 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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