Stony Brook University

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Shrews have an unusual way of surviving the winter: they temporarily shrink. Now scientists, including one from Stony Brook University, have turned their attention to that strategy. They think it could be useful for humans, too.

Stony Brook University Holds Conference On Bird Window Strike Fatalities

Apr 22, 2019
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To celebrate Earth Day, a conference organized at Stony Brook University discussed the phenomenon of birds…flying into windows. 

Stony Brook Hosts LGBT Conference

Mar 13, 2019
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Over 600 people gathered at Stony Brook University for Long Island’s only LGBT-specific conference. The meeting aims to empower and educate members of the community to address the needs of LGBT people.

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Scientists at Stony Brook University think it might be possible to use social media to look for signs of depression. They’ve built an algorithm that scans Facebook posts to find what they call “linguistic red flags.”

Justice Sotomayor Speaks At Stony Brook University

Oct 18, 2018
Elaine Thompson / AP

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Long Island yesterday to address the freshman class at Stony Brook University.