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Stony Brook scientists research renewable ocean energy

Long Island Business News

Scientists from Stony Brook University are part of a national team to conduct renewable ocean energy research. The researchers are part of the new Atlantic Marine Energy Center, or AMEC, one of four national marine centers in the country.

Dr. Harold Paz Discusses Mixing and Matching COVID Boosters and Whether Children Should Get the Shot

Bloomberg Radio

Episode 14: David Hamilton – The Energetic Innovator

Innovate LI

Bringing the energy: David Hamilton, executive director of Stony Brook University’s Clean Energy Business Incubator Program and chief operating officer for SBU’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center, is always fired up about sustainability and carbon reduction.

The Big Question This Thanksgiving: Are You Vaccinated?

New York Times

Most Americans probably won’t argue about vaccines at the Thanksgiving table, because they normally gather with people they’re politically aligned with, said Yanna Krupnikov, a political science professor at Stony Brook University and co-author of “Independent Politics: How American Disdain for Parties Leads to Political Inaction.

The Health Benefits of Gratitude

Oprah Daily

“From imaging scans, we know that gratitude turns off neurological pathways in the brain that are associated with bitterness, indignation, hostility, and the like,” says Stephen G. Post, PhD, director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University. When those pathways are turned on for a significant length of time, they can negatively impact physical health.

Parents in Child COVID Vaccine Trial Answer Frequently Asked Questions


Another parent told News 4 that she’s worried that the vaccine will interfere with her children’s ability to have their own kids in the future. To answer that question, Dr. Sharon Nachman, who runs a pediatric vaccine trial at Stony Brook University, says any link to fertility is impossible.

Stony Brook Medicine eyes former Sears for new outpatient center: report


Stony Brook Medicine is reportedly eyeing a former Sears location at a Long Island mall for a new outpatient center. According to a Newsday report, Stony Brook Medicine’s Clinical Practice Management Plan is hoping to expand outpatient services with a new facility at Smith Haven Mall.

Better Late Than Never, SBU Officially Installs McInnis

Innovate LI

Twenty months since she was announced by the SUNY Board of Trustees – and more than 16 since she actually assumed the office – Maurie McInnis has finally been inaugurated as Stony Brook University president.

Flowers Can Teach Us the Meaning of Beauty

New York Times

Megan Craig is a visual artist, an essayist, an associate professor of philosophy and art at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and the author of “Levinas and James: Toward a Pragmatic Phenomenology.”

World Lemur Day celebrated in Madagascar with new postage stamps

Mongabay News

“It was such an historic event to have lemurs honored with these six beautiful stamps, reminding the country and the world of these valued primate treasures,” Wright told Mongabay by email. She is executive director of the Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments at Stony Brook University and founder of the country’s Centre Valbio, which supports the study of Madagascar’s unique wildlife, develops understanding of the links between the environment and the rural economy, and more.


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