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New Occupancy Detection Device Designed to Save Home Energy Use

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A Stony Brook University research team is developing a new type of PIR sensor that is equipped with an electronic shutter and other technologies that enable fast and accurate occupancy detection including individuals who are stationary.
12-Dec-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statement from Stony Brook University President on Congressional Tax Reform

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In response to recent Congressional tax reform negotiations, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said today: "As tax reform negotiations continue, I urge leaders in Congress to consider the adverse impacts of proposed...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

White Paper Provides Tools to Manage Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

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A white paper designed to provide New York State healthcare providers and communities with the tools to manage and reduce opioid use disorder in pregnancy will be released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
13-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Investment Portfolio Theory Helps Scientists Predict Animal Population Growth

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A study published in PNAS details a new “landscape portfolio” theory that is based on Markowitz’s “portfolio theory” in economics, melded with ecological landscape theory to predict population growth of living things.
13-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Website and Educational Program Dedicated to Reducing Drowsy Driving

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Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management have developed StopDrowsyDriving.org to help raise awareness about the prevalence of drowsy driving and reduce crashes caused by it, an estimated 6,000 per year.
13-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Integrating Pathology and Radiology Images to Improve Cancer Treatment

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Stony Brook University is part of a national five-year $8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop a testbed for using data analytics and radiology and pathology images to better steer cancer treatment.
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Showing How Light Moves in Scintillators Could Help Enhance Medical Imaging

Scientists have not been able to describe how light moves within nontransparent scintillators – a key component in large area x-ray detectors. Now a new study describes how this light moves, a finding that may help to improve medical imaging.
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Caribbean Islands Reveal a “Lost World” of Ancient Mammals

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A new study by an international team of scientists reports an analysis of the incredibly diverse “lost world” of Caribbean fossils that includes dozens of ancient mammals. The study reveals that the arrival of humans throughout the islands was...
1-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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