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Washington Post editor discusses science and transparency at latest ‘My Life As’ lecture

Washington Post editor discusses science and transparency at latest ‘My Life As’ lecture

Brianne Ledda October 2, 2019
“You may notice that we got a new goth motto,” Laura Helmuth, science editor at The Washington Post, said at Stony Brook University’s latest “My Life As” event on Monday, Sept. 23.
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Meeting of the Minds addresses effects and treatment of autism

Meeting of the Minds addresses effects and treatment of autism

Lei Takanashi October 31, 2015
The sixth annual Meeting of the Minds Symposium was held on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Wang Center to showcase ongoing achievements in neuroscience research.
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An Unpopular Opinion: Your body, your vaccination

An Unpopular Opinion: Your body, your vaccination

Zach Rowe February 5, 2015
Recently, the United States has been struck by a measles outbreak, with cases in the month of January already outnumbering the cases diagnosed last year.
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The Konig Kolumn: Vaccinate your kids; it is not a choice

The Konig Kolumn: Vaccinate your kids; it is not a choice

Joseph Konig February 5, 2015
If a childless college student can give better parenting advice than a father of four and the Governor of New Jersey, the Governor has some serious issues to get past.
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Off the reel: indie film “Snow Cake” warms viewers’ hearts

Robert Cimino October 13, 2014
"Snow Cake" explores the unconventional relationship between an adult woman with autism, Linda Freeman (Sigourney Weaver) and a sour, quiet man named Alex Hughes (Alan Rickman).
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Matthew Lerner sheds light on autism, violence and society

Sarah Kirkup March 4, 2014
After Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Matthew Lerner, a professor of psychology at Stony Brook University, spoke to a commission evaluating Connecticut’s mental health programs. Lerner, one of several experts at the hearing, testified that there is a disconnect between autism and violent criminal behavior.
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Deadline—March 3, 2014

Deadline—March 3, 2014

The Statesman March 3, 2014
Deadline is The Statesman’s weekly podcast, bringing you the top stories from Stony Brook University in News, Arts & Entertainment and Sports every Monday.
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