Funding the Fight against Typhoid Fever

Funding the Fight against Typhoid Fever

With the support from a new grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Virginia Pitzer will develop models on how best to use typhoid vaccines in developing countries.

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Plants in Arms


Plants in Arms


Though we have always known that plants are vital to maintaining good health and preventing diseases, only recently have scientists begun to uncover the mystery and promise lying within their leafy tendrils. Yale professor Nicole Clay and her team of

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Khushi Baby: Improving Access to Vaccination Records in Rural India

Khushi Baby: Improving Access to Vaccination Records in Rural India

A team of Yale students has developed an electronic method to store a child’s vaccination records using wearable computer chip technology. The project was designed for use in rural Indian communities without Internet access.

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Fermilab and the Future of High Energy Physics in Yale Hands

Fermilab and the Future of High Energy Physics in Yale Hands

Yale Professor Bonnie Fleming was appointed Deputy Chief Research Officer at Fermilab and will oversee projects about the newly discovered neutrino. This research could change our understanding of how the universe came to be.

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The Missing Link in Particle Physics

The Missing Link in Particle Physics

Ongoing research led by Yale Wright Laboratory Director Karsten Heeger seeks to prove or disprove the existence of a fourth form of neutrino–the sterile neutrino. The results would require physicists to rethink the Standard Model of Particle Physics and its assumptions.

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Frick’n Frack’n

Frick’n Frack’n

A screening of over 1000 chemicals found in hydraulic fracturing fluids and wastewater identified hundreds of potential toxins, highlighting the need for further studies.

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Tearing Down a Bacterial Blockade

Tearing Down a Bacterial Blockade

Researchers at Yale use organic chemistry techniques to answer critical biological questions, such as how drug-resistant bacteria evade the immune system.

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Alzheimer’s: Age is But a Number

Alzheimer’s: Age is But a Number

In a new study at the Yale School of Public Health, a correlation between negative views on aging and the onset of Alzheimer’s provides a potential target for future Alzheimer’s prevention.

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A Brainy Vanishing Act: New bioresorbable technology improves brain monitoring

A Brainy Vanishing Act: New bioresorbable technology improves brain monitoring

Parts that can be found in cell phones can be used to make biodegradable devices that can monitor brain conditions. Led by teams from the University of Illinois and Washington University in St. Louis, researchers have produced such devices that may be able treat the brain, too.

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Q&A: How Many Stars Are There in The Universe?

Q&A: How Many Stars Are There in The Universe?

Astronomers estimate that there are billions of stars in the universe, but are their numbers accurate? With increasingly sophisticated imaging technology, scientists are continuously improving their approximations.

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