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SBU genetics professor named fellow for yeast cell research

Alek Lewis and James Bowen February 28, 2021
A Stony Brook University professor has received a fellowship to further her research into genetic mutations which cause infertility and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzeihmer’s, Down Syndrome and Parkinson’s disease.
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Carl Zimmer speaking at the Science and Skepticism Northeast Conference back in 2011. Zimmer  TERRY ROBINSON/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Columnist Carl Zimmer discusses how fake news hurts scientists

Katherine Hoey October 22, 2017
He discussed the power of fake news in affecting the credibility of the science community — especially in regard to climate change.
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Fifth annual Flame Challenge question announced

Fifth annual Flame Challenge question announced

Andrew Goldstein November 9, 2015
The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced the question for its fifth annual Flame Challenge: “What is sound?”
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