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A “Beta” Way to Treat Type I Diabetes: A Sweet Discovery

Diabetes is caused by the immune system’s attack on its own beta cells. Yale researchers have uncovered a population of beta cells resistant to these immune attacks, providing hope for those with Type I diabetes.

Protecting Pancreatic Proteins

New research into the mechanism by which insulin is secreted from the cell, may provide insight into Type II diabetes and how his pathway is hindered affected individuals.

A Fatty, Hairy Secret: How fat, hair, and sweat help heal wounds

Studying the center of certain types of wounds shows how skin with fat, hair, and sweat glands actually are the key to healing wounds. This could offer new insight into the way we treat serious wounds!

Needle in a HAYSTAC

The HAYSTAC dark matter detection device probes the universe for radio waves that would confirm the existence of axions, a particle that could account for 80% of the mass in our universe.

Brain on a Chip

How can you build a better chip? One place to start is the human brain; with its trillions of synaptic connections, the brain is a perfect model for a complicated circuit. A Yale researcher has designed a chip called TrueNorth that takes inspiration from the human brain.

Study of the Center of the Earth

Scientists may finally be able to model magnetic fields more efficiently in the lab, thanks to the development of eGaIn, a magnetic liquid metal with unprecedentedly high magnetic and conductive properties.

Spiny Slugs: New fossil discovery sheds light on mollusk evolution

Discovery of a slug-like organism called Calvipilosa, literally meaning “hairy scalp”, leads to new knowledge of what the earliest common ancestor of mollusks would have looked like.

Predicting Human Behavior Using the Brain’s Unique Signature

In a whole-brain connectivity study, Yale researchers have developed a novel predictive model capable of predicting an individual’s behavior based on how their brain is wired.

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Life from Within? Organic Materials Stemming from Ceres’ Interior

Life from Within? Organic Materials Stemming from Ceres’ Interior

For hundreds of years, researchers have thought that organic materials reach planets by traveling on asteroids and comets. New data from the Dawn Spacecraft on the dwarf planet Ceres leads to a surprising result: instead of coming from the outside, organics may sometimes come from within.

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It was wonderful to see all of you at Dr. David Grimm's lecture and College Tea! Thank you to the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale and Saybrook College for co-sponsoring this event. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Yale Scientific Magazine is excited to be announcing a special Poynter Fellowship talk by Dr. David Grimm (GRD '04) on Wednesday, September 20th from 3-4pm in WLH 201 (Sudler Hall). Dr. David Grimm is currently the Online News Editor of Science, and is an award winning writer and author. His talk is titled "Stop Talking Like a Scientist: Communicating Research to the Public", and will be very helpful for undergraduate and graduate students interested in communicating their research to a general audience. We look forwards to seeing you on Wednesday! ... See MoreSee Less

How to Not Talk Like a Scientist with David Grimm (GRD '04)

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The Yale Scientific Magazine is excited to be announcing a special Poynter Fellowship talk by Dr. David Grimm (GRD '04) on Wednesday, September 20th from 3-4pm in WLH 201 (Sudler Hall). Dr. David Grimm is currently the Online News Editor of Science, ...

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