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Posts From Lara Boyle

Malleable Memories: How Misinformation Alters Our Perception of the Past

Malleable Memories: How Misinformation Alters Our Perception of the Past

Professor Charles Morgan of the Yale School of Medicine finds new evidence that memories may be altered through exposure to misleading information.

Fighting the Freeze: How Antarctica’s Shifting Landscape Shaped Notothenioid Evolution

Fighting the Freeze: How Antarctica’s Shifting Landscape Shaped Notothenioid Evolution

The story of the notothenioids illustrates how relatively small changes in temperature have led to major differences in species survival.

Role Reversal:  How One Species of Butterfly Defies Expectations

Role Reversal: How One Species of Butterfly Defies Expectations

Yale researcher Katie Prudic has discovered that Bicyclus anynana, a species of African butterfly, changes its courting and mating behavior based upon the temperature in which it is raised.

Asteroid Named in Honor of Michele Dufault

Asteroid Named in Honor of Michele Dufault

Thanks to members of the Yale faculty and student body who knew Michele Dufault, who passed away last April in a tragic machine shop accident, an asteroid has been named in her honor.

Autonomous Goal Operation

Autonomous Goal Operation

Professor John Bargh proposes that an autonomous goal system can deceive humans into changing how they view the world.

$1.915 Million Awarded to Yale Science and Engineering

$1.915 Million Awarded to Yale Science and Engineering

The Goizueta Foundation, a private organization renowned for supporting academic institutions that empower and improve people’s lives, has awarded Yale a $1.915 million grant to advance science and engineering education. The money will support the continued success of the Science,