Solar Energy: Sink or Spread – Professor Gillingham’s Study on the Scalability of Solar Energy

Solar Energy: Sink or Spread – Professor Gillingham’s Study on the Scalability of Solar Energy

🕔18:50, 5.Apr 2013

While solar technology has been studied by many researchers, few have focused on the community acceptance of solar energy. Professor Kenneth Gillingham will partner with various groups to model the most effective ways to accelerate the diffusion of solar energy.

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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

🕔18:44, 5.Apr 2013

In his talk at the Yale Law School, U.C. Berkeley Law Professor Andre Guzman offered a variety of realistic scenarios that explored the role rising sea level and melting glaciers play in public health, world peace and contemporary geo-politics.

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The Future of Drug Design

The Future of Drug Design

🕔18:39, 5.Apr 2013

Yale Chemistry Professor Jonathan Ellman has developed a method for precisely controlling the three-dimensional structure of compounds during synthesis, opening the door to hundreds of new drug candidates.

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Of Mice and Men: The Mouse as a Model for Human Disease

Of Mice and Men: The Mouse as a Model for Human Disease

🕔18:36, 5.Apr 2013

For over a century, the mouse has been used as a model for human disease, leading to countless insights into human health. Virtually all clinical treatments must first be validated in the mouse before human trials are considered. However, a

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Physics Professor Climbs Mount Everest Despite Asthma

Physics Professor Climbs Mount Everest Despite Asthma

🕔18:30, 5.Apr 2013

Yale’s own Professor Richard Casten goes against the limits of asthma, hiking up 17,000 feet to Mount Everest base camp.

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Fat Storage and the Discovery of Lipid Droplets: How Understanding “Basic” Processes Can Lead to More Effective Medical Treatments

Fat Storage and the Discovery of Lipid Droplets: How Understanding “Basic” Processes Can Lead to More Effective Medical Treatments

🕔18:23, 5.Apr 2013

The process of how the body stores fat is often thought to be well-studied and characterized. However, Professor Tobias Walther’s research has led to the discovery that there are two different types of lipid droplets in the body that feature dramatic differences and ultimately suggest different treatment options for associated diseases.

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From Dust to Dome: Building a Lunar Habitat from 3-D printers, an Inflatable Dome, and Soil From the Moon’s Surface

From Dust to Dome: Building a Lunar Habitat from 3-D printers, an Inflatable Dome, and Soil From the Moon’s Surface

🕔18:18, 5.Apr 2013

An architectural firm and a space agency have teamed up to build a lunar colony using an inflatable dome, 3-D printers, and moon dust.

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You’re More than You Eat! Recent Research Verifies Link Between Gut Biota and Malnutrition

You’re More than You Eat! Recent Research Verifies Link Between Gut Biota and Malnutrition

🕔18:13, 5.Apr 2013

Researchers have uncovered the critical role that gut microbes play in establishing patterns of disease and physiology related to malnutrition.

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Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science

Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science

🕔05:25, 3.Apr 2013

In his 2011 book, author Michael Nielsen explores the new potential of Open Science and how the movement will shape the way in which scientists collaborate and approach scientific discoveries.

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In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

🕔05:21, 3.Apr 2013

Ian Stewart’s In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Have Changed the World approaches math from a truly novel perspective, emphasizing the link between math and history. The book appeals to audiences of all backgrounds, even catering to the not-so-mathematically-minded.

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