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The Flu Season Cravings Paradox

The Flu Season Cravings Paradox

As winter settles in, perhaps the only seasonal “foods” more iconic than hot chocolate and s’mores are cough drops and tea. Why do some people want to weather colds holding steaming bowls of comforting soup, while others suffer queasy stomachs

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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

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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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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See-through Batteries: A Last Hurdle for Invisible Electronics

See-through Batteries: A Last Hurdle for Invisible Electronics

A study led by André Taylor, associate professor of chemical and environmental engineering at Yale, presents a new method of creating transparent lithium-ion batteries. The development brings science closer than ever before to the realization of invisible electronics.

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See-through Batteries: A Last Hurdle for Invisible Electronics

See-through Batteries: A Last Hurdle for Invisible Electronics

A study led by André Taylor, associate professor of chemical and environmental engineering at Yale, presents a new method of creating transparent lithium-ion batteries. The development brings science closer than ever before to the realization of invisible electronics.

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