The SEARCH for Better Air Quality Controls: New center revolutionizes approach to climate problems

The SEARCH for Better Air Quality Controls: New center revolutionizes approach to climate problems

🕔01:25, 29.May 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted Michelle Bell, Yale professor of environmental health, ten million dollars to fund the creation and operation of a climate change center. The new research hub, known as the SEARCH (Solutions for Energy, AiR,

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Yalies Join NASA’s Flagship Astrophysics Mission, WFIRST

Yalies Join NASA’s Flagship Astrophysics Mission, WFIRST

🕔01:25, 29.May 2016

Eight years after its inception, Yale professor of physics Charles Baltay and undergraduates Eleanor Woodward ’17, Nathaniel Barbour ’17 and Kristo Ment ’17 will play important roles in the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope NASA mission.

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The Science of Art: How scientists unmask fakes and forgeries

The Science of Art: How scientists unmask fakes and forgeries

🕔01:22, 21.May 2016

Because forgery is an art in and of itself, experts may not be able to conclusively prove that a piece is a fake based only on visual examination. Enter the scientist. Using modern-day techniques, including instrumental analysis and imaging, scientists and conservators can do their own detective work in the art world.

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PremieBreathe: A Cost-Effective, Life-Saving Respiratory Device

PremieBreathe: A Cost-Effective, Life-Saving Respiratory Device

🕔19:31, 20.May 2016

Respiratory insufficiency is a major cause of more than half of all infant deaths. This rate of mortality could be reduced if more reliable treatments were readily available in developing countries. PremieBreathe, a Yale startup, has developed a low-cost respiratory device to help solve this problem.

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Tackling Inflammation at its Genetic Roots: Applying Personalized Medicine to Autoimmunity and Cancer

Tackling Inflammation at its Genetic Roots: Applying Personalized Medicine to Autoimmunity and Cancer

🕔01:41, 20.May 2016

Yale researchers, led by professor of medicine Richard Bucala, have discovered that the transcription factor, ICBP90, governs the disease-causing aspect of a key inflammatory gene. This discovery has spurred new drug development efforts for patients of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases as well as cancer.

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