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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

Jacob Allen July 1, 2014 0

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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i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

Hayley Kolding July 1, 2014 0

A new robotic hand designed in part by Yale scientists has given engineers a firmer-than-ever grasp on the future of public-use robots. Featuring underactuation and a minimalistic design, the i-HY hand is sturdy, inexpensive

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A Tribute to Sherwin Nuland: In Memory of a Beloved Physician, Professor, and Mentor

A Tribute to Sherwin Nuland: In Memory of a Beloved Physician, Professor, and Mentor

Kevin Wang July 1, 2014 0

“A Personal Tribute” A remembrance is given to Dr. Sherwin Nuland, who died at 83 on March 3, 2014. Nuland was a surgeon, writer, and bioethicist who taught the freshman seminar History of

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Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Jacob Marks July 1, 2014 0

Yale Researcher Shangqin Guo finds that speeding up cells’ cycles increases the rate at which they reprogram to stem cells

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Exploring Microbial Diversity: Exposure to Fungi Reduces Likelihood of Asthma

Exploring Microbial Diversity: Exposure to Fungi Reduces Likelihood of Asthma

Stephanie Mao July 1, 2014 0

A new study led by doctoral student Karen Dannemiller correlates low fungal diversity with an increased likelihood for asthma development in children

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Overcoming Friction with Nanoparticles

Overcoming Friction with Nanoparticles

Audrey Luo April 25, 2014 1

Imagine a miniature drone that fits on your fingertip, complete with a built-in camera and microphone. The possibilities are endless: it could serve the military for espionage or help Yalies scope out potential screw

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Form, Function, and Temperature: Advances in Computer-Aided Enzyme Design

Form, Function, and Temperature: Advances in Computer-Aided Enzyme Design

Zachary Miller April 13, 2014 0

Enzymes are indispensible for life, and, increasingly, for medicine and industry. Now, researchers have succeeded in designing enzymes tailored to work at specific temperatures.

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Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Grace Pan April 13, 2014 0

Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.

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A Personalized Treatment for Cancer: Unlocking the Potential for a Cure

A Personalized Treatment for Cancer: Unlocking the Potential for a Cure

Mariana Do Carmo April 13, 2014 0

Dr. Murat Gunel and colleagues at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital used advanced genetic technology to map out an 18-month-old girl’s genetic sequence, diagnose her with a rare liver cancer, and provide a

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Saving Water in the Serengeti: Yale graduate and undergraduate students collaborate on water sustainability in East Africa

Saving Water in the Serengeti: Yale graduate and undergraduate students collaborate on water sustainability in East Africa

Nooreen Reza December 24, 2013 0

Saving water in the Serengeti: In ENAS 118: Introduction to Innovation, Engineering and Design, students designed water quality monitoring technology that could benefit millions in the Mara River Basin.

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