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Decoding the Chemical Brain: The Newhouse lab’s unique approach to neuroscience

Decoding the Chemical Brain: The Newhouse lab’s unique approach to neuroscience

Tim Newhouse, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, plans to uses neuroactive molecules from natural products to probe the mysterious mechanisms of memory and cognition in the brain.

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Mining for Drugs: The Search for Natural Treatment Products

Mining for Drugs: The Search for Natural Treatment Products

Bacteria all around us produce an endless variety of bioactive small molecules. Yale Chemistry Professor, Jason Crawford, has harnessed rapid sequencing technology to mine the bacterial genome in search of novel natural products for drug development.

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The Future of Drug Design

The Future of Drug Design

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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Tearing At the Seams: The Splitting of the Indo-Australian Tectonic Plate

Tearing At the Seams: The Splitting of the Indo-Australian Tectonic Plate

Powerful earthquakes in the middle of a tectonic plate suggest that it is splitting.

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