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Stony Brook University is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. After less than 60 years of existence, it’s ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

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A new study led by a Stony Brook researcher reveals that an ancient lake in Gale Crater on Mars had chemical and physical properties very similar to those common to lakes on Earth.

One oceanic consequence of climate change is well underway, and it’s likely already having a negative impact on human health, according to a new study led by a professor at Stony Brook’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS).

The National Security Institute's (NSI) goal is to become a world leader in research, the education of professionals, security technology, business and policy, and raising awareness.
“Jumping genes” offer a new route to understanding the nature of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the paralyzing muscular disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University’s Jin Wang, a Professor of Chemistry and Physics, and Physics graduate student Zedong Zhang, has announced a discovery that could help make sustainable solar energy a reality.

Today’s mobile apps are increasingly aggressive at collecting users’ private data. App users have very limited control over how and when apps should be allowed to access sensitive sensors or personal data, ranging from cameras and GPS to contacts and app usage history. The problem is further complicated as more and more apps integrate “data-hungry” components, such as advertising, analytics and user trackers.
Stony Brook University scientist are researching two innovative and robust solutions to provide drinking water at the University’s Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) in northern Kenya. They are using a breakthrough nanofibrous membrane technologies powered by gravity or solar heat.
Stony Brook University's CESAME has a unique model of jointly hiring tenure track science education faculty in STEM departments.
The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University began a pilot program to develop the communication skills of graduate Teaching Assistants. The goal was to improve undergraduates’ experience in a gateway course, with the long-term goal of bolstering retention of students in the STEM disciplines.