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Interview with Dr. Michael Kimmel

Lateline/ABC/Australia

These are the kinds of statistics that intrigue tonight’s guest. Sociologist Dr Michael Kimmel was recently dubbed "the world’s pre-eminent male feminist". He’s the executive director of the Centre for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University, where he is also distinguished professor of sociology and gender studies.

Sparking fears of a zombie apocalypse: Controversial study aims to ‘reanimate’ the brain dead

Washington Post

Sam Parnia, a researcher at Stony Brook Medicine who in 2014 led a groundbreaking study published on people’s state of mind and consciousness at the time of death, has theorized that death may not be a specific moment but a process that can last hours or even days. If that’s the case, he says, efforts such as Bioquark’s to intervene and reverse this process hold "a potentially very exciting promise for the future."

‘Screenagers’ film offers parents tips on teen phone rules

Newsday

When Setauket mom Delaney Ruston was deciding when and whether to get her daughter a smartphone — and what the rules for use should be — she went public with her thought process, making a film called "Screenagers." That movie is now being shown to parents and students at hundreds of schools, religious and community organizations and other venues on Long Island and across the United States. Ruston, 49, a physician, is currently filmmaker in residence at Stony Brook Medicine; she and her husband, Peter Small, 56, also a physician, moved from Seattle to Long Island in August with Tessa, now 14, and son Chase, now 17.

Bob Dylan’s relentless reinvention

Boston Globe

This article is written by Jon Friedman, a professor at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism and the author of "Forget About Today: Bob Dylan’s Genius for (Re)Invention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution."

Second Stony Brook first responder vehicle now serving the North Fork

Southold Local

Another Stony Brook first responder vehicle is now on the road on the North Fork to help supplement local EMS and fire departments.

70% to 90% of cancer is your own damn fault

New York Post

Intrinsic factors accounted for just 10% to 30% of people’s lifetime risk of getting cancer, while extrinsic risks accounted for 70% to 90% for most common cancer types, the study showed. "Cancer risk is heavily influenced by extrinsic factors," the study researchers, who work at Stony Brook University in New York, concluded.

Soledad O’Brien and Eric Holder Speak at Stony Brook University Commencement

New York Post/"Page Six"

Soledad O’Brien, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at Stony Brook’s 56th commencement on Friday.

The right workflow for medical models

3D Printing Industry

There is one major issue that a new paper by James Shin of Stony Brook University and Jacob Kaufman of the University of Neurology addresses. We need models, not scans.

What made Morley Safer great: Understanding the ’60 Minutes’ legend’s unique talent

New York Daily News

Steve Reiner is an associate professor in the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University on Long Island and writes, "Morley Safer would not have been sentimental about his death this week."

Stony Brook University 2016 commencement

Newsday

Stony Brook University held its 56th commencement Friday at the school’s campus in Stony Brook.

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