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Extending the Promise of Research: An investigation into how biotechnology companies act as intermediaries between Yale researchers and drug development companies

Extending the Promise of Research: An investigation into how biotechnology companies act as intermediaries between Yale researchers and drug development companies

Julia Rothchild December 24, 2013 0

Biotechnology companies are the stepping-stones between university research and its development into drugs that cure people. But the road from research to drug is difficult and risky, and not every company can make

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James Rothman ‘71, wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Yale’s own celebrated for discovering mechanism behind a molecular cargo transport system

James Rothman ‘71, wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Yale’s own celebrated for discovering mechanism behind a molecular cargo transport system

Emma Graham December 24, 2013 0

James Rothman ’71, Professor of Cell Biology at Yale, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Q&A: How do dancers spin without becoming dizzy?

Q&A: How do dancers spin without becoming dizzy?

Caroline Ayinon December 24, 2013 0

Scientists have discovered a physiological basis for ballet dancers’ ability to avoid the effects of dizziness

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Rise of the Non-Circadian Clocks

Rise of the Non-Circadian Clocks

Yevgeniy Serebrenik December 23, 2013 0

After decades of research, scientists describe biological clocks molecularly independent of the classical circadian clock

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Nano-Dissection Identifies Specific Genes Involved in Kidney Disease

Nano-Dissection Identifies Specific Genes Involved in Kidney Disease

Lisa Zheng December 23, 2013 0

Novel technique uses computers, rather than scalpels, to identify specific genes related to kidney disease

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Q&A: What Causes Jet Lag?

Q&A: What Causes Jet Lag?

Mariana Do Carmo December 20, 2013 0

Hate that feeling you get the first few days after a long plane ride? Researchers have recently discovered a protein that explains why our bodies take so long to adjust to different time zones

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Fish Larvae Smell Their Way Back Home

Fish Larvae Smell Their Way Back Home

Lisa Zheng December 20, 2013 0

Dr. Claire Paris of the University of Miami has discovered that fish larvae detect odor signals from their home reef and use these signals to help pilot their way back home

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Yale MCDB Professor Included in “Nature’s Ten”

Yale MCDB Professor Included in “Nature’s Ten”

Elizabeth Zhang May 11, 2013 0

Nature recognized Yale Professor Jo Handelsman as one of the ten most influential scientists in the world last year for revealing the persistence of sexism in what is often seen as the world’s most

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Q&A: What Causes Iridescence?

Q&A: What Causes Iridescence?

Renusha Indralingam May 11, 2013 0

The word “iridescence” comes from Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow. Iridescence is seen throughout nature in feathers, scales, and other objects, but how does it actually work

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Q&A: Why Can’t Humans Fly?

Q&A: Why Can’t Humans Fly?

Payal Marathe March 31, 2013 0

Humans might be superior animals when it comes to matters of intelligence or communication, but one thing we will never be able to do is fly like birds. Mathematical calculations show why our species

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