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The Story of Science at Yale, Part I: Science Education at Yale in the Past

The Story of Science at Yale, Part I: Science Education at Yale in the Past

Dennis Wang March 18, 2012 0

Yale was founded without a science curriculum, and even after the founding of the Sheffield Scientific School in 1854, the integration of science into Yale's culture was a gradual process

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Center for Science and Social Science Information

Center for Science and Social Science Information

Jonathan Setiabrata March 16, 2012 0

The Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), a modern information center serving both the natural and social sciences, opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time on January 3,

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Undergraduate Profile – The iGEM Team

Undergraduate Profile – The iGEM Team

Liya Lomsadze March 14, 2012 0

The Yale iGEM team, founded only two years ago, has characterized a novel antifreeze protein produced by the Siberian beetle, research which won them first place in the "Food and Energy" category at the

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Molecular Mixology

Molecular Mixology

Mary Labowsky November 16, 2011 0

In recent years, molecular gastronomy has been expanded to produce the sister field of molecular mixology, which applies science to the creation of decadent avant-garde drinks

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The Biodesign Institute

The Biodesign Institute

Kimi Goldstein April 3, 2011 0

Yale West Campus will host several interdisciplinary Life Science Institutes; plans for the newly announced Biodesign Institute are being solidified and faculty members are being recruited for all the Institutes

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Yale Engineering & Science Weekend

Yale Engineering & Science Weekend

Yuanchi Zhao April 3, 2011 0

Select applicants to Yale’s class of 2015 visited Yale during Yale Engineering and Science Weekend (YES-W), a new recruiting initiative from the Yale Admissions Office aimed at attracting talented engineering, science, and math students

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Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators

Shibi Kannan February 14, 2011 0

A Principal Investigator’s (PI) office yields a valuable window into his psyche. Dr. Charles Baltay’s office, unmistakably that of a senior professor, is no exception. The worn-in room is strewn with a variety of

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Graduate Students

Graduate Students

Yuanchi Zhao December 1, 2010 0

Scientific research labs throughout Yale probe the frontiers of human knowledge. Graduate students are at the heart of this process. Every day, graduate students perform the experiments and analyses that eventually produce new discoveries.

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Laboratory Technicians

Laboratory Technicians

Chenyu Lin October 1, 2010 0

Behind the institutional mask of Yale Science is a living, breathing group of people making it all happen. In this second of a four-part series, Chenyu Lin explores the role of laboratory technicians

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Undergraduate Researchers

Undergraduate Researchers

Phong Lee September 1, 2010 0

Editor’s Note: This installment is part one of a four part series covering the experiences of scientific researchers at Yale. Next issue, check back for an exploration of the life of laboratory technicians Scientific

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