Global Study Reveals Gender-Based Violence Vastly Underreported
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 10, 2013 - Findings from a new global study suggest that estimates of gender-based violence prevalence based on health systems data or on police reports may underestimate the actual total prevalence by 11- to 128-fold.
Annals Of Internal Medicine
My Kind of Medicine
Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Internal Medicine confides that she almost went to art school.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Photos: 35th Annual Three Village Candlelight House Tour
Six homes in the Old Field, Setauket and Stony Brook areas were part of this year's annual Three Village Candlelight House Tour held Friday evening and Saturday.
Stony Brook Geosciences Professors Co-Author Papers that Shed More...
STONY BROOK, NY, December 9, 2013 - Humankind is by nature inquisitive, especially about the prospect of life on other planets and whether or not we are alone.
Board of Education Meeting, Houses of the Hamptons in the Week Ahead
Estate Planning and Medicaid Basics Breakfast Seminar Have Questions on important Elder Law topics? Head to the Lake Grove Diner on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. to learn some basics on this topic.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Woman, 78, Killed In Crash On Long Island
Marylou Pinto was driving a 2007 Kia east on North Country Road in Mount Sinai when her vehicle apparently crossed over to the opposite lane near Shore Road around 4 p.m. Sunday, according to Suffolk County police.
Craigslist Finds: Tickets to the Rinx, Free Standing Range
Ever wonder what your neighbors are selling? Looking for that hard-to-find item? A search on Craigslist finds these items for sale locally: - Ceramic Glass Top Cooking Range-Like New Maytag 30" Freestanding Electric Range in new condition just over a year old, bought from Home Depot with 4 yrs Warranty.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
News Nearby: Port Jeff Holding Dickens Festival
Here's a look at some of the top news stories that made headlines in and around your community this past week.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Alan Alda's 'Flame Challenge' for 2014 To Be Revealed Dec. 11
STONY BROOK, NY, December 6, 2013 - Each year the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University challenges scientists to answer a thought-provoking question asked by 11-year-olds around the country.
Angioplasty May Not Be Better than Drug Therapy in Stable Disease
Newswise - STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 6, 2013 - For patients with stable coronary artery disease who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional benefits compared to drug therapy alone.
Subaru Telescope's Image Captures the Intricacy of Comet Lovejoy's Tail
BIG ISLAND, HAWAII & STONY BROOK, NY, December 5, 2013 -- An international team of astronomers led by Prof.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Size Reduction in Proposed Stony Brook Chabad Center
A planned two-story synagogue in Stony Brook has made modifications to its plans including reducing the size to one-story.
Early Tree-Dwelling Bipedal Human Ancestor Was Similar to Ancient Apes and "Lucy" but Not Living Apes
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 4, 2013 - An analysis of the femur of one of the oldest human ancestors reveals the six-million-year-old " Millenium Man " was bipedal but lived in the trees.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Animal rights group file for chimps' 'fundamental rights'
New York, December 3: A US animal rights group has filed a lawsuit on behalf of captived chimpanzees, while claiming the existence of scientific evidence that shows the animals being "self-aware and autonomous".
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Non-Human Persons; Elephants, Great Apes, and Cetaceans...
"The cases filed today are the first in a series that the Nonhuman Rights Project plans to file throughout the United States on behalf of captive animals who are scientifically proven to be self-aware and autonomous.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Male Breast Reduction: NY Doctor Sheds Light on Taboo Topic
NY 11790 November 29, 2013 - Dr. Mark Epstein, a New York plastic surgeon, is shining a light on a taboo - but relatively common - condition.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Police: Holbrook Man Arrested for Breaking Into Vehicles in Stony Brook
Paul Lewis, 20, broke into four unlocked vehicles located at Barker Drive and Barnwell Drive between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and stole items including electronics and jewelry, police said.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Study Reveals Buildup of Amyloid in Brain Blood Vessels Promotes Early Cognitive Impairment
STONY BROOK, N.Y., November 27, 2013 - A team of Stony Brook University researchers led by William Van Nostrand, PhD, Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, has discovered in a model of Alzheimer's disease that early accumulation of a small protein, known as amyloid I2, in the blood vessels of the brain can drive early cognitive impairment.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Annual Candlelight House Tour Celebrates 35 Years
It is one of the most beloved Three Village Holiday traditions and this year the Three Village Historical Society's Annual Candlelight House Tour marks 35 years.