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Gardiner Foundation Gift Aims to Foster Roots and Relevance of LI’s Place in US History 

Image Thanks to a major gift from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Stony Brook University will establish an endowed chair in the Department of History known as the Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History. Named in honor of the late Robert D. L. Gardiner, the gift makes it possible for Stony Brook to appoint a prominent scholar in the College of Arts and Sciences, who will foster an increase in public interest in the history of Long Island and its place in American history, creating a robust   intellectual resource available to wider audiences.


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Using Glass to Improve Graphene’s Powerful Conductivity

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A team of scientists led by Matthew Eisaman, a physicist at Stony Brook University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, have developed a method using common glass for creating resilient, customized, and high-performance graphene. The material is known for its durability and electrical conductivity and is used in the energy, electronics and semiconductor industries. The graphene-enhancing process is detailed in a paper published in Scientific Reports.

 

A research team led by Stony Brook University investigating human and chimpanzee locomotion have uncovered unexpected similarities in the way the two species use their upper body during two-legged walking - See more at: http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/news/general/2015-10-06-chimpanzees-shed-light-on-origins-of-human-walking.php#sthash.REWafSuN.dpuf

 

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