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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.

2008-09-05 00:00:25

By Claude Solnik Stony Brook University Medical Center on Thursday celebrated the completion of the first phase of its $300 million hospital revitalization project with a ribbon cutting ushering in what school and hospital officials described as a new era for the institution.

2008-07-24 09:00:00

By Delthia Ricks, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 24--Mercury levels in several varieties of Hudson River fish have declined significantly over the past three decades, Stony Brook researchers have found in an analysis that points to dramatically decreasing concentrations of industrial pollution.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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