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The True Impact of Diversity Programs

The True Impact of Diversity Programs

How do diversity education programs affect prejudice? Yale Professor Jo Handelsman argues that, without more rigorous evaluation, we may not truly know.

Electricity from Thin Air: Using Nanotechnology to Capture the Energy Around Us

Electricity from Thin Air: Using Nanotechnology to Capture the Energy Around Us

Dr. Zhong Lin Wang, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech, has created a hybrid cell that can harness solar and mechanical energy at the same time. This innovative development in nanotechnology could power small electronic devices using nothing more than surrounding light or the motion of our breathing.

Quick, Disguise Your Blood! Promising HIV Treatment Strategies

Quick, Disguise Your Blood! Promising HIV Treatment Strategies

HIV is impossible to treat, right? According to Yale researchers, not quite. New discoveries about the virus bring us closer to a cure than ever.

Left Brain, Right Brain: An Outdated Argument

Left Brain, Right Brain: An Outdated Argument

Recent research shows that, while the left and right hemispheres of the brain differ clearly in some abilities, such as language, they are also remarkably flexible.