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Image 1 - Coral Reef History Linked To 700 Years Of Human And Environmental Activity
2011-10-04 10:49:00

Historical reconstruction reveals humans contributed to both degradation and recovery of coral reefs.

2011-07-15 09:21:00

Impacts include increases in infectious diseases and invasive species, as well as changes in soil, water, vegetation, and the atmosphere STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Trophic Downgrading of Planet Earth," a review paper that will be published on July 15, 2011, in the journal Science, concludes that the decline of large predators and herbivores in all regions of the world is causing substantial changes to Earth's terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems....

2011-04-29 08:15:00

Studies show that coastal sharks have "DNA zip codes" that can reveal where they were born; underscores potential of DNA testing to monitor fin trade STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of scientists, led by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, has used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and copper sharks (Carcharhinus brachyurus) living in different coastal regions across the...

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2011-04-28 06:35:00

An international team of scientists have used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks and copper sharks living in different coastal regions across the globe are in fact separate populations of each species.

2011-04-05 09:00:00

CORNWALL, Vt., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The America East Conference and College For Every Student, a national non-profit that helps underserved kids attend college, are excited to announce a Student Service Day on April 9, 2011.

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2011-04-04 23:10:00

A McGill sociologist finds strong a correlation between unemployment and mortality.

2011-04-01 00:47:19

University leaders and U.S. Senators gathered for a roundtable discussion today at the Capitol on the vital role university-based scientific research plays in fueling innovation and sparking economic growth.

2011-03-14 13:43:25

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators have demonstrated the efficacy of a "wearable," portable PET scanner they've developed for rats.

2010-11-26 08:30:00

New M.A. program is the first of its kind in New York and among only a few such programs nationwide STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.