SUNY Oswego Researcher Presents To International Biology Community
Dec09

SUNY Oswego Researcher Presents To International Biology Community

Spencer Saraf, a SUNY Oswego senior majoring in chemistry who graduates this month, has received a travel award from the National Science Foundation to present the surprising results of her summer research on eyesight to an international audience of scientists. She will make her presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology in January in Austin, Texas. During an 11-week research training...

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Study: Six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal—but lived in trees
Dec06

Study: Six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal—but lived in trees

Study: Six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal—but lived in trees Stony Brook University — 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. The research, led by Stony Brook University researchers and their team of international paleoanthropologists, could provide additional insight to the origins of human bipedalism and is...

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How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois
Dec02

How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois

How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois Popular Science — Physicists at a lab in Illinois needed a superconducting magnet to study muons, fleeting subatomic particles. The answer lay with a used magnet at Stony Brook University partner Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island. If Fermi scientists could move it, they could have it. The magnet, however, couldn’t be dismantled. And it had to be shipped with the...

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Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State
Nov15

Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State

World-renowned architect Tod Williams of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York City visited the Department of Architecture and Design at Alfred State this October to deliver the lecture titled “Architecture is a noun.” Attracted by the new Bachelor of Architecture program’s unusual emphasis on the ‘Poetics of Construction,’ which is also the theme of the Department’s lecture series this year, Williams took the time to give...

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Tech Introduces New Ways to Battle the Flu
Nov04

Tech Introduces New Ways to Battle the Flu

As the weather gets colder, we get closer and closer to flu season. Symptoms like coughing and chills will constantly surround us. But how can you avoid or rapidly battle influenza (“the flu”) altogether? After all, some influenza strain symptoms can be sneaky, making it harder to diagnose and start medication. Well, good news is here; new technology can now speed up diagnosis and provide the proper treatment quicker!...

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Alfred State Professor and Imaginary Scientist Gives TEDx Talk in Buffalo
Oct24

Alfred State Professor and Imaginary Scientist Gives TEDx Talk in Buffalo

When he isn’t teaching, Jeremy Speed Schwartz, assistant professor of Digital Media & Animation at Alfred State, spends his time traversing wormholes, discovering the surface of Mars (in Ireland), and diving headfirst into aquifers. He calls himself an imaginary scientist, and his work redraws (or altogether erases) the line between fact and fiction, science and art. And believe it or not, it’s his wild imagination...

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