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Windy Days May Be Good Against Covid-19

A new study led by Stony Brook University researchers indicates that low wind speeds and stale air are associated with a higher incidence of contracting Covid-19 when people socialize outside – perhaps as much as 45 percent more compared to when...
30-Nov-2021 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

SBU awarded $9 million to develop soil technology that could replace cement, address erosion impact

Leading a team of researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Dilip Gersappe has secured two grants, totaling $9 million over the next four years to explore and validate the potential of replacing cement, which is...
29-Nov-2021 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Don’t be Fooled: Bots Talk Like Humans but Their Cloned Personalities Give Them Away

A study by Stony Brook University and University of Pennsylvania researchers attempts to look at how human social spambots really are by estimating 17 human attributes of the bot. The study sheds light on how bots behave on social media platforms...
29-Nov-2021 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Zeroing in on New Technologies to Better Define Tropical Storms

Pavlos Kollias, PhD, of Stony Brook University, is part of a new NASA Earth Science mission that aims to yield new information about tropical storm clouds –data that will help scientists better understand and predict the behavior of dangerous...
23-Nov-2021 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Impact of Pandemic, Discrimination Contribute to Fewer Infant Vaccinations

A new study summarized in a research letter to be published in JAMA Pediatrics reveals that a number of factors, including negative impacts from the pandemic during pregnancy and reports of discrimination, made it less likely that infants received...
19-Nov-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Technology that Measures Cell-by-Cell Variation in Growth Rates Could Impact Many Fields

Few techniques exist to measure cell-by-cell metabolic variations, a powerful way to understand cell responses. Researchers from Stony Brook University demonstrated in a published study that Raman microspectroscopy can accurately measure...
12-Nov-2021 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Reveals First-Time Data on Protection of China’s Marine Habitats

A new study by an international team of scientists provides the first comprehensive and publicly available database of area-based marine conservation in China’s waters. The study in Science Advances provides insight into the country’s progress...
10-Nov-2021 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Additively Manufacturing a Better Steel: The Key Could be in Synchrotron X-ray Techniques

A study led by Stony Brook University sheds light on the connection between the corrosion behavior and underlying materials structure in laser additively manufactured 316L stainless steel – a corrosion resistant metal. The findings may help to map...
26-Oct-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Helping Others Breaks the Isolation and Fatigue of Pandemic Times

We have heard the message that giving is good for us, adds to our well-being and health, and our understanding of gratitude. Bioethicist, author and Stony Brook University Professor Stephen Post, PhD, heightens this message as we embark on the...
19-Nov-2021 4:05 PM EST

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November: Lung Cancer Awareness Month/Stony Brook Medicine Expert Dr. Allison McLarty Available for Interview

17-Nov-2021 2:00 PM EST

Cognitive Decline is Latest Concern With 911 Responders

12-Aug-2021 5:05 PM EDT

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New Drug for Alzheimer's Patients Provides Hope With Caution

8-Jun-2021 3:10 PM EDT

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Tick Threat Remains a Public Health Concern

24-May-2021 10:55 AM EDT

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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