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Can Using Theatrical Techniques Improve Social Skills of Autistic Youths?


A new study examines the benefit of combining theatrical techniques with behavioral treatment approaches for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
19-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Survival Lesson From Bats – Eating Variety Keeps Species Multiplying


A new study reveals that omnivorous New World noctilionoid bats, those species with diets including both plant and animal materials, produce more new species in the long run than specialized vegetarian or insectivorous species.
18-Jan-2018 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hal Skopicki Appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute


Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute. He is a renowned heart failure specialist, who has led the major effort in...
16-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Future Weather Forecasting: It’s all in the “MRI” of Clouds


A team of researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), led by Professor Pavlos Kollias, is using news types or radar in combination with current meteorology technology to take an “MRI” of clouds.
12-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Emerging Drug Could Help Treat a Common Liver Disease


Treating a liver disease called NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is difficult. Now scientists believe they have found a pharmacologic approach that may inhibit NASH, and thus stop deadly conditions that result from NASH.
20-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Occupancy Detection Device Designed to Save Home Energy Use


A Stony Brook University research team is developing a new type of PIR sensor that is equipped with an electronic shutter and other technologies that enable fast and accurate occupancy detection including individuals who are stationary.
12-Dec-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statement from Stony Brook University President on Congressional Tax Reform


In response to recent Congressional tax reform negotiations, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said today: "As tax reform negotiations continue, I urge leaders in Congress to consider the adverse impacts of proposed...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

White Paper Provides Tools to Manage Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy


A white paper designed to provide New York State healthcare providers and communities with the tools to manage and reduce opioid use disorder in pregnancy will be released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
13-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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