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Marine Survey: Sharks, Rays, Skates and Underwater Video

Nature World News

A team led by Dr. Demian Chapman of Stony Brook University, Long Island, N.Y., will place "baited remote underwater video (BRUVs)" in locations to observe and count sharks and other marine life. They’ll cover coral reef systems in the Indo-Pacific, tropical western Atlantic, southern and eastern Africa and Indian Ocean islands.

The 9 Best Sunscreens for Athletes

Men's Journal

The ideal options are water-resistant for 80 minutes, offer a broad-spectrum (both UVA and UVB) coverage, and have an SPF of at least 30, says Jordan B. Slutsky, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Stony Brook University in New York. These nine options met all these criteria. Read on to find out which deserves a spot in your gym bag.

Baits, underwater cameras to help count world’s sharks

Yahoo News

The international team of researchers is being led by Demian Chapman of Stony Brook University in New York.
Other scholars involved hail from James Cook University in Queensland, Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science. The data from the survey will be made available in the coming years through an open-access platform containing information on species density, habitats and diversity trends.
"Global FinPrint will help us better understand one of the ocean’s great mysteries: What is happening with fragile marine ecosystems when sharks are removed?" said Chapman.
"These are hugely important questions. Many countries rely on healthy coral reefs for food security, tourism and coastal protection."

Stony Brook Marine Sciences Center to Host ‘Clams for Clams’ Benefit Friday

Dan's Papers

Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center in Southampton will host a fundraiser this Friday, July 11, for the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program, which aims to turn around water quality in the ailing bay and increase the clam population.

Company vying for medical marijuana license offers $5 million in research grants


A pharmaceutical company competing for one of the state’s five medical marijuana licenses pledged Monday to provide $5 million in research grants, including $1 million to Stony Brook University.

Stony Brook University EOP Students Receive iPads


Stony Brook University EOP students receive iPads for their four years at the university.

Celebrate the return of ‘Shark Week’ with events on Long Island


"I saw it ["Jaws"] as a kid," says Demian Chapman, associate professor at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University. "As far as the science, each individual part is plausible, but it would never happen — having one shark attack so many people and show such malice toward humans."

Stony Brook University opens $40.8 million computer science building


Stony Brook University opened a new $40.8 million computer science building that officials and lawmakers said will enable the public university to expand one of its largest and most competitive programs.

Technology Allows Doctors to "Walk" Through

Be Seen, Get Screened

"We’ll have both the computer and the doctors working in tandem to find polyps and find cancers," said Dr. Arie Kaufman of Stony Brook University. He added that virtual colonoscopies could lead to better and earlier detection of colon polyps

Have you REALLY met The One? Tracey Cox’s 12 essential questions that will reveal if he’s in it for the long-term

Daily Mail

You think for two, not one: loving someone else means you consider the effect on them for all major decisions.
Research (Stony Brook University, NY) suggests instead of this making us feel stifled, most people become more tolerant and considerate.