16 hrs ago
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.
17 hrs ago
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.
Stony Brook Pediatrician Co-authors New NIH Guidelines for Managing...
STONY BROOK, N.Y., November 26, 2013 - Sharon Nachman, MD, a pediatric HIV and infectious diseases specialist at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, is a co-author of new National Institutes of Health -issued guidelines for the prevention, treatment and management of opportunistic infections in HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children.
Downed Pole Knocks Out Power to 1,400 in Stony Brook
More than 1,400 Stony Brook residents are without power this morning due to a downed pole on Rt.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
State can't find 467 sex offenders
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone looks at the mugshots of eight recently re-arrested sex offenders, during a press conference at Yaphank Police Headquarters.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Stony Brook Physicist Part of International Team That "Broke the Ice" ...
STONY BROOK, NY November 22, 2013-The Universe is always talking to us, but we have to be clever to hear what it's saying.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mount Olive settles with carnival operator that packed up early
Mount Olive has settled for $2,000 a lawsuit it filed this summer against a carnival ride company that allegedly packed up its monster truck, roller coaster and other amusements three hours early on the last day of the community festival, according to Mayor Rob Greenbaum.
They call it Thanksgiving for a good reason
George Sisti, CFP, is a certified financial planner practitioner and the founder of On Course Financial Planning, a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor firm.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The American Prospect
White Hot Rage
Sociologist Michael Kimmel explores the history of the aggrieved American male, but fails to capture what drives our age's most prominent discontents: the men's rights movement.
Stony Brook Athletic Director Abruptly Let Go by University
President of the university Samuel L. Stanley announced the move in an email sent out to the campus community.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Influence of Cardiac Surgeon Report Cards on Patient Referral by...
From the Department of Medicine , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY ; Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA ; and RAND Corporation, Boston, MA .
The Chronicle Herald
MDs decline role in study; parents disappointed
Jessica's heart problem could be a tricky one to spot, but the consequences of failure were high: she died suddenly in 2007, at age 17. This year, the Barnett family learned that a much wider group of doctors could have the chance to learn from Jessica's death.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Accident Shuts Nicolls Road/347 Intersection
An afternoon accident at the intersection of Nicolls Road and Rt. 347 in Stony Brook has traffic snarled.