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A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

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.

Dragging HIV into the Limelight: Exposing the Anatomy of the World’s Leading Infectious Killer

Dragging HIV into the Limelight: Exposing the Anatomy of the World’s Leading Infectious Killer

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 Tribute to Sherwin Nuland: In Memory of a Beloved Physician, Professor, and Mentor

A Tribute to Sherwin Nuland: In Memory of a Beloved Physician, Professor, and Mentor

“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.

Origins of Life: A Means to a Thermodynamically Favorable End?

Origins of Life: A Means to a Thermodynamically Favorable End?

“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.

Chew, Gulp, Push

Chew, Gulp, Push

We gulp dozens of times each day. We swallow our food and we swallow our beverages, unaware of the evolutionary wonder that is the alimentary canal. Mary Roach, author of the best-seller Stiff, dives into the human digestive tract in

Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

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.