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Under the Microscope: tooth analysis shows how bat diet evolved

Brianna O'Neill November 24, 2015
The “whispering” bats are a diverse population that eat a variety of different foods. But what led to this amount of diversity in their diet?
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Under the Microscope: Researchers receive grant to improve engine tech

Under the Microscope: Researchers receive grant to improve engine tech

Brianna O'Neill November 5, 2015
Researchers at Stony Brook have received a $1 million grant to study Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition, an alternative type of combustion technology for engines.
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Under the Microscope: Sea spray may cause ice formation in atmosphere

Brianna O'Neill October 19, 2015
“The ocean is still so mysterious,” professor Daniel Knopf said. “Something in there may create something that has effects 10 kilometers away. We are filling a gap in knowledge.”
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PHOTO CREDIT: MELINA SAMPAIO MANFRINATTI

Under the Microscope: Professors look at risks of texting and walking

Brianna O'Neill September 24, 2015
Even during a short walk on campus, it is hard not to notice the number of people using their cellphones while walking.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Rahul Patel is a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He studies exoplanetary systems with his thesis adviser, Dr. Stanimir Metchev. PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Under the Microscope: SBU scientists look to sky to study exoplanet

Brianna O'Neill September 3, 2015
One hundred light-years away, right within our own galactic neighborhood, is a young planet named 51 Eridani b.
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