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Posts From Zachary Mankoff

Braving the Cold: Why staying warm may be the best medicine

Braving the Cold: Why staying warm may be the best medicine

A team of Yale researchers recently discovered that rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, infects more easily at a cooler temperature than a warmer one due to an inhibited innate antiviral response at the colder temperature.

Finding “Sparky”: Yale Astronomers Observe the Formation of a Galaxy

Finding “Sparky”: Yale Astronomers Observe the Formation of a Galaxy

A team of astronomers led by Yale graduate student Erica Nelson recently observed a galaxy in the early stages of its formation for the first time, supporting scientists’ theories about how galaxies form.

Small Molecules Show Potential for Treatment of Ischemia

Small Molecules Show Potential for Treatment of Ischemia

In a collaborative study, researchers from several Yale departments have developed small synthetic molecules that limit damage to the heart from ischemia, which could potentially be developed into drugs to be used in a surgical or therapeutic setting.