A team of researchers recently elucidated the structure and dynamics of the HIV fusion machine, which the virus uses to infect human beings. This exciting discovery, published in both Science and Nature, is a potential breakthrough for HIV vaccine development.
“A Personal Tribute”
A remembrance is given to Dr. Sherwin Nuland, who died at 83 on March 3, 2014. Nuland was a surgeon, writer, and bioethicist who taught the freshman seminar History of Scientific Medicine in Yale College.
“Life: A Means to a Thermodynamically Favorable End?”
How did life begin? Jeremy England, a physics professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says the origin and evolution of life is nothing more than a matter of energy dispersal.
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is one of mankind’s deadliest and most mysterious lung diseases. A new study led by Yale School of Medicine, however, is beginning to shed light on IPF’s previously uncharted territory.