A team of researchers from Stony Brook University received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop technology that can analyze patterns in human eye movement to help predict where people direct their attention. Researchers from the department of computer science and the department of psychology have teamed up to work on this project.
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser, visited Stony Brook University to give a seminar titled, “Lyme Disease Emergence: A Coupled Natural and Human System” on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
A team of researchers from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) concluded that many endangered species of sharks are still commonly found in the shark fin trade despite international protection.
The climate model was initialized while Florence was happening and it was run for only seven days, an unusually short period of time for climate models. Although it wasn’t the first time scientists tried to calculate the impact of climate change based on the severity of extreme natural events, it was the first time it was done while the storm was happening.