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Stony Brook Raises $4M at Gala Honoring Conservationist and Lemur Expert Patricia C. Wright


On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York City, Stony Brook University honored one of its own, long-time conservationist and lemur expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at its 15th annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014.  On top of being feted by her University, Dr. Wright was also riding the wave of stardom as her work with lemurs is the central storyline of the new IMAX® documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. -  More »

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LEDs Get Seal of Approval: Safe for Skin 

LED Safety

There was a time when no one thought about light bulbs—one blew, you screwed another one in. Nowadays, it’s more complicated, as energy efficiency concerns have given rise to a slew of options, including incandescent, compact fluorescent lights, and light emitting diodes.  LEDs are the most expensive option, but they are also the most energy efficient, are getting more cost-efficient, and they are growing in popularity.  More »




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