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Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Recent cyber attacks have caused concern over the state of information security, but quantum key distribution promises to revolutionize public key cryptography and reconfigure the relationship between code-makers and code-breakers.

Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Yale Researcher Shangqin Guo finds that speeding up cells’ cycles increases the rate at which they reprogram to stem cells.

So Many Stars…So Many Planets? The Prospects of Planet Formation in Multi-Stellar Systems

So Many Stars…So Many Planets? The Prospects of Planet Formation in Multi-Stellar Systems

“Multiple-Stars Point to Possible Planets”
Roughly half of the stars in the night sky belong to multiple-star systems. Professor Debra Fischer and postdoctoral associate Ji Wang of the Yale Astronomy Department find that this stellar multiplicity inhibits the formation of planets.

The Emerging Role of Urgent Care: How Medicaid is Changing Healthcare Delivery

The Emerging Role of Urgent Care: How Medicaid is Changing Healthcare Delivery

A study conducted in Oregon reveals that Medicaid increases emergency room visits. Yale Professor of Public Health Howard Forman discusses the effects this could have on healthcare delivery models.