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Undergrad profile: Sun Lee, SY ’09

Undergrad profile: Sun Lee, SY ’09

🕔19:49, 6.Apr 2008

Last March, Sun Lee, SY ’09, found herself with fourteen other Yalies, a professor, and a guide in the rainforest of Peru, slashing her way through the underbrush in search of plants. As part of the Rain Forest Expedition course,

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Reading + Science = Literacy : Haskins Laboratories and the Promise of Eliminating Illiteracy

Reading + Science = Literacy : Haskins Laboratories and the Promise of Eliminating Illiteracy

🕔19:46, 6.Apr 2008

It is estimated that nowadays only a third of American eighth-graders can read proficiently and up to twenty percent of youths have some sort of reading disability. Moreover, students lacking in basic reading comprehension skills often struggle in other academic

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Statins have once again hit the news

Statins have once again hit the news

🕔19:38, 6.Apr 2008

Last year, statins made headlines when they appeared on Forbes magazine’s list of “America’s 20 Best Selling Drugs.” Pfizer’s Lipitor came in first place with a whopping $8.4 billion worth of sales, and Merck’s Zocor came in second with $4.4

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Small RNAs – the Hidden Gems in Junk DNA

Small RNAs – the Hidden Gems in Junk DNA

🕔14:00, 6.Apr 2008

In the past decade, the unearthing of small RNAs led to an explosion in the fields of biomedical research and medicine, and was dubbed the “Breakthrough of the Year” by Science magazine.

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