The week before Christmas, Richard Leakey, the Kenyan paleoanthropologist and conservationist, celebrated his seventy-fifth birthday. He is lucky to have reached the milestone. A tall man with the burned and scarred skin that results from a life lived outdoors, Leakey has survived two kidney transplants, one liver transplant, and a devastating airplane crash that cost him both of his legs below the knee.
Pulling together experts from a variety of fields, scientists at Stony Brook University and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have demonstrated promise in their efforts to tackle prostate cancer in a new way.
During his freshman year, Perri Zilberman ’21 attended a talk by Stony Brook physicist Chang Kee Jung on “The Universe According to Neutrinos, Nobel Prizes, Breakthroughs and Future.” At the time he didn’t imagine that he would soon be involved in an ambitious Big Science initiative aimed at answering fundamental questions about the nature of matter and the evolution of the universe.
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