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2009-10-13 15:31:12

Long-term monitoring by Stony Brook University researchers finds rip currents are frequent but short-lived at East Hampton Village Beach.

2009-07-24 17:27:00

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Stony Brook Hospital on Long Island announced today that they have reached agreement for a new contract, effective August 1, 2009.

2009-07-14 16:10:00

President Obama yesterday named 100 beginning researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The recipient scientists and engineers will receive their awards in the fall at a White House ceremony.

2009-06-29 11:30:00

The Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI) announced today that they will sequence the genomes of four species of labyrinthulomycetes.

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2009-05-06 16:30:00

Two studies reported on Wednesday argue that the 18,000-year-old fossil remains of tiny humans found in 2003 in the remote Indonesian island of Flores are indeed a new species, and not pygmies whose brains had withered with disease.

2009-04-23 07:00:00

802.11n wireless LAN network delivers high throughput, resiliency and security required for leading research in innovative wireless technologies and business applications SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc.

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2009-03-04 14:14:20

In an intriguing 21st century example of Darwinism, researchers demonstrate that fish will again grow to larger sizes and produce more young when size-selective fishing is eased

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2008-12-17 16:50:00

Anthropologists have made an important contribution toward solving one of the greatest paleoanthropological mysteries in recent history -- that fossilized skeletons resembling a mythical "hobbit" creature represent an entirely new species in humanity's evolutionary chain.

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2008-10-29 14:31:16

Scientists reported on Wednesday that one-third of the world's ocean fish catch is ground up for animal feed — a potential problem for marine ecosystems and a waste of a resource that could directly nourish humans.

2008-10-11 00:00:20

By Bernadette Starzee Sound funds for environmental projects State and local governments and community groups in New York and Connecticut were recently awarded $912,994 in grants under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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