Johannesburg, South Africa: lightning strikes a 9-year-old brother and his sister who had gone out to play. The boy dies in transit to the hospital;
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
Identical twins share exactly the same genome, and are usually raised under the same conditions during the early parts of their lives. Thus, it is
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Udo Schwarz collaborated with two German universities on a discovery that friction has different properties at an atomic level. His work opens gateways to engineering super low-friction surfaces.
Enzymes are indispensible for life, and, increasingly, for medicine and industry. Now, researchers have succeeded in designing enzymes tailored to work at specific temperatures.
Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.
Dr. Murat Gunel and colleagues at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital used advanced genetic technology to map out an 18-month-old girl’s genetic sequence, diagnose her with a rare liver cancer, and provide a cure that opens the door to treating cancer through the use of personalized medicine.