At any given point in time, there are more than five thousand airplanes flying over the United States. How do these machines, weighing thousands of pounds, ever leave the ground? According to Yale geophysicist, Professor Ron Smith, airplanes stay in
If you crave sugar, consuming drinks and foods sweetened by aspartame or another sugar substitute appears to be a bargain. Diet soda, for example, tastes almost like normal soda, but has a negligible number of calories. Aspartame, approved for usage
“Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination.” — John Dewey Welcome to Issue 83.3 of the Yale Scientific Magazine! Since our humble beginnings 116 years ago, the Yale Scientific has come a long
Professor Anastas has pioneered much of the research behind the molecular basis of sustainability. He was named as one of the ICIS Top 40 Power Players in Global Chemical and Energy Industries.
Recent work by Dr. Christopher Brierley suggests that tropical cyclones could have effects on climate that current models do not account for.
Recent research shows that having the flu can make you vulnerable to secondary bacterial infections via immunosuppression.
Doctors rebuild heart vessels with tissue engineered vascular grafts (TEVG) provide novel treatment for congenital heart disorders. Dr. Christopher Breuer and Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka lead the TEVG revolution.
Dr. Pieter van Dokkum looks back into the past through the Hubble telescope. Further evidence is found supporting the current theory of galaxy formation.
Japanese researchers have manipulated a slime mold to model transportation netork design. Kevin Shen explores this interesting and zany idea.
Ever wondered what science at Yale would be like without Science Hill? Kevin Adkisson explores the early development of scientific buildings at Yale in this first of a three-part series.