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Though gravity works to pull this paper toward the ground, it is easy to hold it at eye level because gravity is weak. (PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

Under the microscope: a theory of everything

Mallory Locklear October 15, 2013
The field of physics has a problem. The general theory of relativity does a great job at describing gravity while the quantum field theory does an equally great job at describing electromagnetism and the forces that keep particles like protons and neutrons together.
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Under the microscope: Innovative heart disease treatment on the rise

Under the microscope: Innovative heart disease treatment on the rise

Mallory Locklear September 26, 2013
Headed by Dr. Luis Gruberg, a professor in the Department of Medicine and co-director of the SBU Heart Institute, a clinical trial is currently being conducted to study the dynamics of a potential new type of cardiovascular stent.
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Building bones in the laboratory

Mallory Locklear September 12, 2013
Research in the field of bone tissue engineering has produced an array of potential materials for repairing or replacing damaged bone, one of which is being developed by Dr. Balaji Sitharaman in Stony Brook’s biomedical engineering department.
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