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Posts From Stephanie Mao

Exploring Microbial Diversity: Exposure to Fungi Reduces Likelihood of Asthma

Exploring Microbial Diversity: Exposure to Fungi Reduces Likelihood of Asthma

A new study led by doctoral student Karen Dannemiller correlates low fungal diversity with an increased likelihood for asthma development in children.

Michele Dufault Endowment Fund Established to Support Women in Science

Michele Dufault Endowment Fund Established to Support Women in Science

Yale has established the Michele Dufault Endowment fund to support women’s participation in the science, in honor of the Yale Physics and Astronomy senior who passed away in 2011.

Human Activity Boosts Brain Size in Animals

Human Activity Boosts Brain Size in Animals

A new study at the University of Minnesota suggests that human activity may be driving local mammals to develop bigger brains.