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Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

Zachary Miller January 18, 2015 0

A Yale professor is one of a growing number of scientists studying the science of swarms. These researchers hope that by understanding how animals swarm, they can inform such far flung disciplines as robotics,

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Tackling Transplant Transportation

Tackling Transplant Transportation

Milana Bochkur Dratver January 18, 2015 0

From ideas to reality, students at Yale are changing the way small intestine transplant procedures are performed.

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Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Theresa Steinmeyer January 18, 2015 0

Yale Professor Wenjun Hu is working to develop Strata, a method for encoding barcodes much like QR codes, but with greater flexibility for observers without ideal viewing conditions

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Christine Cunningham (YC ’91): Inspiring Creativity through Education

Christine Cunningham (YC ’91): Inspiring Creativity through Education

Peter Wang January 18, 2015 0

Ignoring discouragement, Christine Cunningham (YC ’91) moved on from being a biology major to a life in science education. Through her brainchild Engineering is Elementary, she has shown the world the power of teaching

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Undergraduate Profile: Yetunde Meroe ’16

Undergraduate Profile: Yetunde Meroe ’16

Mina Himwich January 18, 2015 0

Yetunde Meroe '16 speaks about her summer internship at the Yale Farm and her joint passions for chemical engineering, social outreach, and food and soil science.

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The Future of Space Exploration: Delving into the Final Frontier

The Future of Space Exploration: Delving into the Final Frontier

Ariel Ekblaw December 21, 2013 Comments Off

The great unknown beckons, as modern technology and the space industry’s rise to prominence offer a new paradigm in exploration. From asteroid mining to X PRIZE, rockets are just the beginning.

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Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

Erwin Li December 20, 2013 Comments Off

In a materials engineering lab at Harvard University, researchers have demonstrated the ability for ionic conductors to be viable candidates for potential biomedical advances

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The Chemistry of Ice Cream: The Scoop on the Unique Properties of a Popular Dessert

The Chemistry of Ice Cream: The Scoop on the Unique Properties of a Popular Dessert

Amanda Buckingham December 20, 2013 1

Ice cream has been highly regarded as a dessert staple, but its chemistry is equally appealing. Its unique properties, including a propensity for crystal formation, make the substance of interest in conjunction with the

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Alumnus Profile: Joey Brink ’11, From K’Nex to Carillon

Alumnus Profile: Joey Brink ’11, From K’Nex to Carillon

Zoe Kitchel August 17, 2013 1

One Yale alumnus has proved you can do it all. Joey Brink, a gifted carillon player and engineer, has managed to integrate his two passions for music and design throughout his career.

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One Qbit, Two Qbit, Supercomputer

One Qbit, Two Qbit, Supercomputer

Jeremy Liu February 14, 2013 Comments Off

In a breakthrough for the field of quantum computing, researchers have successfully altered a single electron’s spin

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