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Students Kelly Zhang (left), Nathan Tchoffo Kouleho (center) and Caterina Reed (right) are checking students in at the Health Tech fair on. XINGLING YU/THE STATESMAN

Annual Health Tech Fair showcases health resources and technology

Xingling Yu October 22, 2023
On Thursday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the prestigious annual Health Tech Fair was hosted by the Health Institute and the University Libraries. This year, respected staff representatives and abundant resources were gathered at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) main entrance.
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SB to MD: A guide to the MCAT and Casper

SB to MD: A guide to the MCAT and Casper

Mackenzie Yaddaw and Angelina Livigni October 9, 2023

Hosts Mackenzie Yaddaw and Angelina Livigni sit down again with The Undergraduate Clinical Experience Program (UCEP) advisors Alexandra Solowinska and Frankie Matos to talk about the MCAT and Casper...

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“Worm lab” provides unique opportunities for undergraduate research

Matt Venezia March 9, 2023
The path to finding research experience at Stony Brook, especially without prior training, is often a difficult one for undergraduates. In 2015, Stony Brook professor Sharon Pochron hoped to change that with the "worm lab." Now, eight years later, her lab continues to have a positive impact on student growth.
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All Things STEM: The Value of Mentorships

All Things STEM: The Value of Mentorships

Namrata Singh January 12, 2023
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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All Things STEM: What are the Soft Sciences?

All Things STEM: What are the Soft Sciences?

Namrata Singh January 5, 2023
Hosted by Namrata Singh, this episode explains the utility of the scientific method in the study of human behaviors, or 'soft' sciences.
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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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