11/26/18 12:00pm

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A Shelter Island School student “fishing” out proteins to freeze in liquid nitrogen.

Last week Shelter Island School students “fished” for crystals of Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), an enzyme in normal human metabolism that has been implicated in many human diseases.

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04/13/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

COURTESY PHOTO
Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

Will Garrison, Emily Hyatt, Francesca Frasco, Lauren Gurney and Emma Gallagher.

You might be familiar with the names.

Structural biology, protein crystallography, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.

We bet you’re not familiar with those at all. (more…)

03/15/18 4:30pm
Congressman Lee Zeldin

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley)

Because he thinks he has been poorly represented in Congress and the actions of the federal government have enormous impact on the future of the Island, Codger made the journey to the Dark Side last week to check out the Democrats who want Lee Zeldin’s job. (more…)

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10/30/17 4:30pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher speaking after being honored in a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher speaking after being honored in a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Silver Beach resident and Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher received a Certificate of Merit award at a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory on October 26 marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy. (more…)

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10/27/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

A disaster waiting?
To the Editor:
Two weeks ago, another emergency was declared at the aging and faltering Dominion Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, just 17 miles from Shelter Island. The plant was evacuated until the explosive hydrogen gas was vented. (more…)