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Great white sharks tracked swimming off Long Island

Newsday

Chris Paparo, the Southampton Marine Science Center manager at Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, said Long Island largely attracts juvenile great whites who largely feed on fish such as bunker, bluefish, flounder and sea robins.

Woman Saves Childhood Friend’s Life by Donating Kidney

"Inside Edition"

Luckily, Figueroa learned she was a perfect match, and on May 25, the two women went in for surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Long Island Family Joins Stony Brook Vaccine Trial for Kids

WNBC-TV

A family on Long Island has entered their two kids into the Stony Brook COVID-19 vaccine trial for children under 12 years old.

Stony Brook To Livestream LGBTQ+ Health Talk For Pride Month

Three Village Patch

Stony Brook Medicine experts are marking Pride Month with a livestreamed discussion about the health needs of the LGBTQ+ community on June 16.

Let’s Do a Tick Check

New York Times

Then do a body check. Ticks tend to crawl onto the lower half of the body first (they do not fly, jump or fall from trees), so start by checking your feet and legs (including behind the knees, where ticks often bite), said Dr. Luis Marcos, an infectious disease physician at Stony Brook Medicine.

Keeping the ticks away: Experts warn of potential risk as more embrace outdoors

Newsday

Dr. Luis Marcos, associate professor of medicine at Stony Brook Medicine and an infectious disease specialist, believes the COVID-19 pandemic allowed ticks to flourish. The bloodsucking bugs are carried on deer, squirrels, mice and other animals.

Colleges and Universities Prepare for Juneteenth, Still a Nationally Unrecognized Holiday

Diverse Issues In Higher Education

June 18 is the day before Juneteenth, which falls on a Saturday this year. If Juneteenth were a holiday like July 4, Miletsky, an associate professor of Africana studies at Stony Brook University, would know that he could make plans for a three-day weekend celebration.

LI woman steps up to donate life-saving kidney to best friend

News 12

The next step in saving her life was a kidney transplant, according to Stony Brook University Hospital doctors. So she put out a public call for help.

Stony Brook University to launch offshore wind training this summer

Newsday

Stony Brook University is launching its first certificate program in offshore wind this summer — the start of what’s expected to be a broader effort to train thousands of workers in the burgeoning field.

Urine Test Detects New Or Returning Bladder Cancer

Futurity

“It is important to find new biomarkers to more accurately detect UC since standard methods used in most cytology labs are based primarily on microscopic details that do not always clearly distinguish cancer from benign cells,” says Kenneth Shroyer, professor and chair of pathology at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University and inventor of the K17 test.

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