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Posts From Andrea Ouyang

Perplexing Fossils and Peculiar Forms: Mapping the Tully Monster onto the Tree of Life

Perplexing Fossils and Peculiar Forms: Mapping the Tully Monster onto the Tree of Life

🕔20:33, 17.Jan 2017

Researchers from Yale University and other institutions, headed by Dr. Victoria McCoy, have unearthed the origins of the Tully Monster, a Carboniferous creature with highly unusual morphology.

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Deco Gecko: A Clean Touch to Art

Deco Gecko: A Clean Touch to Art

🕔23:06, 16.Jan 2017

Materials inspired by gecko feet gather dust as Yale scientists and conservators team up to preserve fine art.

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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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Your MRI Machine Knows Who You Are: Unique “brainprints” can identify individuals

Your MRI Machine Knows Who You Are: Unique “brainprints” can identify individuals

🕔22:49, 3.Mar 2016

Researchers can now identify individuals using data from their fMRI scans alone. This discovery may eventually have implications for the diagnosis of disease.

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Building Bridges: Child Development and the Science of Peace

Building Bridges: Child Development and the Science of Peace

🕔23:34, 3.Feb 2016

Rarely do the findings of child development and peace building intersect. Yale researchers are leading a conversation about how interventions targeted to children can create a more peaceful world

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