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All Things STEM: How do I get into STEM research?

All Things STEM: How do I get into STEM research?

Namrata Singh December 30, 2022
In collaboration with Stony Brook University's iGem team, 'All Things STEM' is a limited-run series interested in giving students a foundational framework for everything in the study and research of the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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A New York Fire Department Deputy Chief at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Stony Brook University researchers may have found a link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and cognitive degeneration in 9/11 responders. PUBLIC DOMAIN

New form of dementia linked to 9/11 first responders

Karaline Talty September 29, 2022
A study conducted by Stony Brook University researchers revealed that World Trade Center (WTC) responders with early-onset cognitive impairment may have a new form of dementia. The study included 99 WTC responders with an average age of 56.
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Nobel laureate Barry Barish speaks at C.N. Yang colloquium series

Nobel laureate Barry Barish speaks at C.N. Yang colloquium series

Emmanuel Jaquez September 17, 2022
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Nobel Prize winner in Physics Dr. Barry Barish spoke as the inaugural featured speaker of the newly established C.N. Yang Colloquium series in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. 
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The 2022 iGEM team representing Stony Brook University. Competing in Paris, France, in the 2022 iGEM Competition, the teams work is focusing on deficiencies correlating to severe blood clots.  PHOTO COURTESY OF iGEM

Stony Brook’s 2022 iGEM team works to combat protein S deficiency

Ya Jing Chen July 29, 2022

Eleven Stony Brook undergraduate students are representing the university at the 2022 iGEM Competition for synthetic biology in Paris, France this October. iGEM (Internationally Genetically Engineered...

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A headshot of Dr. Charles Vorkas. PROVIDED BY CHARLES VORKAS

New RSOM hire works to better grasp disease resistance

Matt Venezia April 13, 2022
Dr. Charles K. Vorkas — a new arrival at Stony Brook’s Renaissance School of Medicine with a diverse background in research and international patient care — is leading efforts in his newly-established lab to better understand disease resistance.
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Pictures around the Earth from NASAs website. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Scientists experiment with climate intervention to delay the effects of global warming

Maria Lynders April 22, 2021
As the consequences of global warming are becoming more dire, scientists are considering whether — in addition to reducing and eliminating greenhouse gas emissions — to use geoengineering to mitigate the effects of global warming. 
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A sapling of an American chestnut tree in the Ashley Schiff Preserve. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Hope for the American chestnut trees, a dying species

Brianne Ledda April 22, 2021
“A tree came down, look at that.” Sue Avery, a botanist and certified landscaper, examines a thin wire cage along the border of the Ashley Schiff Preserve on campus.
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A fossil fuel plant from the New York state website. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY faculty and staff push for retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments

Alek Lewis April 18, 2021
A group of employees of the State University of New York (SUNY) wants their retirement fund to pull their investments from industries and companies damaging to the environment and contributing to climate change.
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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

A closer look into the School of Communication and Journalism’s new masters program

Tim Giorlando April 18, 2021
The School of Communication and Journalism launched its Masters of Science degree in science communication this spring, one of the first of its kind in the SUNY system. They will also begin offering a Bachelors of Science in mass communication next fall.
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A screenshot of the homepage for the Center for Clean Water Technology. SCREENSHOT OF WWW.STONYBROOK.EDU/CLEANWATER/

New update to septic system will remove nitrogen and dioxane from Long Island water

Maya Brown April 3, 2021
Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) has revealed an updated septic system that removes water contaminants at a high rate. 
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SBU student awarded for work on electoral redistricting system

Steven Keehner March 30, 2021
A Stony Brook University junior is developing and optimizing algorithms that construct "fairer" electoral districts in the United States.
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The Long Island Sound on a clear day. JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU scientists conduct research to improve water quality in the Long Island Sound

Maria Lynders March 27, 2021
Scientists at Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences are leading a study to measure the ability of farmed seaweed and shellfish to benefit aquaculture in the Long Island Sound. 
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