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A Low Turnout for the Death of Public Education

Andrew Zajic April 27, 2010

Students held a funeral at Stony Brook University’s West Campus on Wednesday, But the black coffin was not meant for a person. With more than five eulogies, the sound of bagpipes blasting through...

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A Miscalculation of the Lazy Worker

Andrew Zajic April 25, 2010

How can math boil down how lazy workers want to work? Researchers at Stony Brook University turned workplace-scheduling problems inside out by studying how a “lazy” worker would manage his or her...

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After a Year Gone, I-CON Returns Home

Andrew Zajic March 15, 2010

The biggest sci-fi convention in the northeast United States boomeranged back to Stony Brook University, two Saturdays ago. I-CON, a campus-wide convention of science fiction of both fact and fantasy,...

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Bioterror: When An Antidote Can Strike Back

Andrew Zajic February 15, 2010

One gram of botulism neurotoxin has the potential to kill millions of people. Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Labs are working together, for the first time, to create an antidote. The...

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Residents Want Cell Service Without The Eyesore

Andrew Zajic February 11, 2010

After his Toyota died on the curvy and rural North Country Road, Jay Holtzman eyeballed the dead signal on his cell phone. With his phone in a reception coma, he trudged for miles through the wooded...

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