Despite what many researchers have thought, we are attracted to sugar more because of its caloric content than its sweetness, a new Yale study proposes. The study may provide new strategies to avoid excess sugar consumption as well as insight into balancing nutrition and taste in food products.
Because forgery is an art in and of itself, experts may not be able to conclusively prove that a piece is a fake based only on visual examination. Enter the scientist. Using modern-day techniques, including instrumental analysis and imaging, scientists and conservators can do their own detective work in the art world.
While eating and drinking, we can only taste and smell our food when we exhale. A collaboration between Yale School of Medicine’s Shepherd Laboratory, the Mechanical Engineering faculty, and the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design reveals the physiological phenomenon behind this.
Sunscreen That Blocks More Than Sun: How a Small-But-Mighty Nanoparticle is Revolutionizing Sun Protection
Think you’re beach ready? Read this first! Yale researchers have developed a new sunblock formula which, unlike typical sunblock, does not sink into the skin and alter DNA.
Researchers at Yale use organic chemistry techniques to answer critical biological questions, such as how drug-resistant bacteria evade the immune system.
Yale Professor Andre Taylor’s research into molding and modifying bulk metallic glass nanostructures has succeeded in creating cheaper and more effective electrocatalytic surfaces, with potential applications in fuel cells and other energy technologies.
Focusing a laser beam on priceless pieces of art doesn’t initially sound like the best idea, but its surprising application for cleaning could ensure the preservation of masterpieces for generations to come.
Could the air around us soon power our planes, trains, and automobiles? Several companies are now manufacturing diesel fuel from ambient carbon dioxide, and may soon be able to do so on a commercial scale.
March marked the 10th anniversary of a Yale program that exposes young students to science. For the past decade, Science on Saturdays has featured exciting demos and renowned science experts as guest speakers.
Evolution as we know it is driven by mutations in genes. But researchers at Yale were curious about what surrounds a gene. That is, how does a whole gene network evolve?