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STEM at Yale: Up Down Up

STEM at Yale: Up Down Up

🕔20:33, 29.Mar 2015

A new book shares an exciting story of the history of STEM at Yale.

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Science in the Spotlight: Get to Know the Facts with “Duck Quacks Don’t Echo”

Science in the Spotlight: Get to Know the Facts with “Duck Quacks Don’t Echo”

🕔01:29, 20.Jan 2015

Get your fill of “did you know’s” with National Geographic’s new trivia-based show, “Duck Quacks Don’t Echo.”

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New Hope for Damaged Hearts: Novartis Drug Revolutionizes Heart Failure Medicine

New Hope for Damaged Hearts: Novartis Drug Revolutionizes Heart Failure Medicine

🕔22:41, 18.Jan 2015

A new drug developed by Norvartis, LCZ696, showed surprising success in recent clinical trials. The drug has the potential to help individuals with chronic heart failure live longer, more comfortable lives.

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Science in the Spotlight: Through the Wormhole – Enthralling television series examines mysteries of the universe

Science in the Spotlight: Through the Wormhole – Enthralling television series examines mysteries of the universe

🕔21:05, 18.Jan 2015

A buzzing combination of physics and philosophy, the television series “Through the Wormhole” examines intriguing questions about human existence in an engaging, accessible manner.

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Q&A: What makes the World Cup soccer ball special?

Q&A: What makes the World Cup soccer ball special?

🕔14:12, 18.Jan 2015

The new soccer ball by Adidas made a splash at this year’s World Cup in Brazil. Its sleek, 6-paneled design and specially-crafted surface give it predictable aerodynamic movement that was widely praised by the players.

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A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

🕔14:03, 18.Jan 2015

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have recently discovered a way to find out in only one minute if you’ve been eating your fruits and vegetables. You might want to think again before sugarcoating your diet to your doctor next time.

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Deadly Euphoria

Deadly Euphoria

🕔14:02, 18.Jan 2015

For opioid addicts, it’s all too tempting to give the drug one more try. A heroin euphoria—temporary warmth, dulled senses, painlessness—slips away after 10 or 15 minutes, abandoning the addict to several days of withdrawal symptoms that could fade with the easy pleasure of one more dose.

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Finding Equilibrium: Welcoming Women into Yale’s Scientific Community

Finding Equilibrium: Welcoming Women into Yale’s Scientific Community

🕔13:55, 18.Jan 2015

Female scientists at Yale have been pushing tirelessly for decades to promote the integration of women into Yale’s scientific community. Advocates from undergrads to long-term faculty members to administrators are working to overcome the remaining obstacles.

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Protecting the Nonhuman from the Inhumane: Personhood and Chimpanzees

Protecting the Nonhuman from the Inhumane: Personhood and Chimpanzees

🕔13:23, 18.Jan 2015

Recently, the Nonhuman Rights Project fought for legal personhood for a 26 year-old chimpanzee named Tommy. The case relates to current research on primate genetics, cognition, and emotion.

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Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Strata Rethinks the Barcode

🕔13:12, 18.Jan 2015

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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