A recent ribbon-cutting commemorated the opening of a new waste research and innovation facility in Stony Brook. The facility will address excess nitrogen that has been tied to algae blooms that have depleted oxygen levels in Suffolk County waters.
All profits from “Clear+Vivid” go to Stony Brook University’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, which the actor-writer-director established in 2009 to help scientists and medical professionals communicate their work more effectively to diverse audiences.
The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled with giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.
Joanna Kiryluk, PhD and Sandeep Mallipattu, MD have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) — the highest honor bestowed by the US government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
Stony Brook University’s RISE2 team is one of eight research teams chosen by NASA to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).
John Rizzo is a health economist whose research interests include applied microeconomic studies of physician and pharmaceutical markets, the application of econometric methods to clinical outcomes research, and pharmacoeconomic evaluations of medical treatments and technologies. He consults for leading healthcare and government organizations, and has testified as an economics expert in cases involving the pharmaceutical and hospital industries. He also is the chief economist of the Long Island Association, the region's largest business group.