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Posts From Tessa Adler

Finding Equilibrium: Welcoming Women into Yale’s Scientific Community

Finding Equilibrium: Welcoming Women into Yale’s Scientific Community

Female scientists at Yale have been pushing tirelessly for decades to promote the integration of women into Yale’s scientific community. Advocates from undergrads to long-term faculty members to administrators are working to overcome the remaining obstacles.

Connecting the Address Book to the Family Tree for the Earth’s Vertebrates

Connecting the Address Book to the Family Tree for the Earth’s Vertebrates

Professor Walter Jetz recently received a boost in NSF funding for projects integrating the global distribution of species with their placement on the tree of life.

Unsolved Mysteries: Phantom Limbs

Unsolved Mysteries: Phantom Limbs

The brain houses many secrets that we have yet to unravel. Phantom limb pain is one of these mysteries, although new research offers promising relief to victims.

Jack Frost’s Invisible Hand: The Surprising Effects of Cold on the Human Body

Jack Frost’s Invisible Hand: The Surprising Effects of Cold on the Human Body

This year, the cold has been much more than a mere nuisance, given the early-January polar vortex that affected many Americans.  When temperatures drop, the shivers, the goosebumps, and the numb fingers are all too apparent. But looking deeper, there