The awards keep on rolling in for Stony Brook University Hospital. On Wednesday, it was announced the North Shore hospital was named in the top 100 hospitals for three different healthcare services: best cardiac care, coronary intervention, and stroke care.
Auto-brewery syndrome. No, it’s not what explains your buddy’s misguided masterplan to open his own brewpub. It is being used, though, to describe how a 46-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving when he hadn’t consumed a drop of alcohol. Turns out, the poor guy was suffering from excessive fermentation in the gut.
Conservationists argue that humans need to save species in order to save ourselves. The truth is we could survive without wild species — but they can’t survive without us, and the moral argument for protecting them and the beauty they bring to the world is overwhelming.
This discovery that helps explain how organic matter produced by life thousands of years ago is ultimately removed from the sea has been published in Science Advances by SoMAS Professor Steven Beaupré and a national team of scientists.
In a novel approach that could help reduce carbon emissions, a team of scientists led by Professor Anatoly Frenkel have described a way to use artificial intelligence to facilitate the conversion of carbon dioxide into methane.
The University has been awarded a Conceptualization Grant from the NSF’s Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes program. The 12-month award provides $149,625 in funding to support the development of a Challenge Institute proposal to be submitted in the next round of funding, which is aimed at establishing US leadership in Quantum Information Science.
Carl Safina, a marine ecologist and author of various books, including a recent bestseller about what animals think and feel, is one of the nation’s most esteemed environmental writers. As an ecologist, his achievements include leading campaigns to ban high-seas driftnets, achieve passage of a UN global fisheries treaty, and reduce albatross and sea turtle drownings on commercial fishing lines. He now writes about the troubled relationship between humanity and the living world.