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Alumni Profile: Erin (Steenblock) Chia (PhD ’10)

Alumni Profile: Erin (Steenblock) Chia (PhD ’10)

You’re more likely to find Dr. Erin Chia (GSAS ’10) in the boardroom than the lab.  She is currently the Associate Director of Business Development at Bio-Rad Laboratories, a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, but

Membranes Versus Microbes: How Yale and Shandong University researchers are zapping antibiotic-resistant bacteria in our water supply

Membranes Versus Microbes: How Yale and Shandong University researchers are zapping antibiotic-resistant bacteria in our water supply

Fishing can be quite the challenge, even for the experienced fisherman. The challenge of removing every live fish from the ocean thus seems rather silly. It becomes even more difficult when the problem is scaled down to the world of

Stitch It Up

Stitch It Up

Despite countless bruises, burns, blisters, cuts, and bug bites, our skin remains resilient. This is largely due to a number of bodily repair mechanisms in place that address the damage. Professor Shirin Bahmanyar and graduate student Lauren Penfield GRD ’20

Diamond-Studded Rock Contrasts Prevailing View of Early Solar System

Diamond-Studded Rock Contrasts Prevailing View of Early Solar System

A meteorite found in Egypt in 1996, deemed “Hypatia,” was recently further analyzed by researchers at the University of Johannesberg. In their published results, they found that due to a number of unusual compositional features—including high carbon content and unique

Life 3.0 Review: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Life 3.0 Review: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

A review of Max Tegmark’s new book on maintaining our humanity and planning for a future with artificial intelligence/advanced machine learning.

The Ancient Cellular Language

The Ancient Cellular Language

Yale researchers Ronald R. Breaker and James W. Nelson further explore a controversial idea regarding the beginnings of life on earth, called “The RNA World Hypothesis,” which proposes that the first cells were controlled entirely by RNA molecules before the creation of DNA or proteins.