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Posts From Rachel Meserole

Tracking Tiny Particles: The Neutrino Expert

Tracking Tiny Particles: The Neutrino Expert

Bonnie T. Fleming, recently appointed Horace D. Taft Associate Profes­sor of Physics, focuses her research on experimentally defining the fundamen­tal behavior of the tiny elemental particles known as neutrinos.

Alumnus Profile: Cheryl Hayashi SM ’88: “From Science Hill to Spider Silk Studies”

Alumnus Profile: Cheryl Hayashi SM ’88: “From Science Hill to Spider Silk Studies”

Cheryl Hayashi SM ’88 (Ph.D. ’96), a 2007 MacArthur Fellow, has had a lifelong curiosity about nature, and a Yale campus job feeding a spider colony in a lab eventually propelled her into research on spider silk.

An Inconvenient Truth, A Surprisingly Convenient Solution

An Inconvenient Truth, A Surprisingly Convenient Solution

Seeking potential methods of reducing carbon emissions, Yale professors in the Geology and Geophysics Department are studying some of the questions raised with the development of carbon sequestration techniques.