While eating and drinking, we can only taste and smell our food when we exhale. A collaboration between Yale School of Medicine’s Shepherd Laboratory, the Mechanical Engineering faculty, and the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design reveals the physiological phenomenon behind this.
Think you’re beach ready? Read this first! Yale researchers have developed a new sunblock formula which, unlike typical sunblock, does not sink into the skin and alter DNA.
Are we living in a sixth mass extinction? Maybe not. But we might be able to define modern ecological crises by looking at fossil records and how rare species are today, according to researchers at Yale, Vanderbilt, and the Smithsonian Institution.
A recent study led by Yale researchers indicates that the hormone FGF21 may help protect against the collapse of the immune system with age by preventing the degradation of the thymus. This discovery may offer a promising treatment for improving immunity in the elderly, as well as for helping cancer patients following bone marrow transplants.
The sense of smell has often provided us valuable insights into disease progression and treatments. Now, a recent study has shown that changes in the smell of one’s urine can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
You may have never heard of the anti-cancer drug paclitaxel, but it is indispensable to our modern healthcare system. It sits on the World Health
If you are celebrating the warmer temperatures and uncharacteristic winters, thank El Niño. If you’re complaining about the cancellation of your skiing and snow tubing
Despite their rarity, giant icebergs in the Southern Ocean significantly contribute to the reduction of atmospheric carbon by stimulating phytoplankton blooms.
Sticky materials may already hold our lives together, but a new breakthrough in our understanding of how things stick together could transform our understanding of some biological processes like organ growth and cancer metastasis.