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Science Museums

Science Museums

Though not the most common career path, working in a science museum can be exceptionally fulfilling and intellectually stimulating.

Your Brain on Food

Your Brain on Food

In several regions of the brain, researchers are discovering new complexities in the ways in which our diet affects our minds and bodies.

Finding a Cure for Tooth Decay

Finding a Cure for Tooth Decay

Say good-bye to tooth decay? Dental caries, more commonly known as tooth decay, may be preventable in the future due to an exciting breakthrough.

Betelgeuse: Ticking Time Bomb?

Betelgeuse: Ticking Time Bomb?

Predictions that Betelgeuse might undergo a supernova in the near future have led to mass speculation about the impact of such an event on Earth.

Ears: The New Fingerprints?

Ears: The New Fingerprints?

Could ears be more accurate biometric identification tools than fingerprints?

Behind the Power to be Limitless

Behind the Power to be Limitless

The new movie “Limitless” brings up the age-old question: how much of our brain can we access?

Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

A new computer simulation program demonstrates why the Eiffel Tower is still standing after over one hundred years.

David Kohn TC ‘11

David Kohn TC ‘11

In his time at Yale, David Kohn TC ’12 has developed a new method for thin-film deposition of electrodes, even taking a year off to work full-time on this project.

Life on the Frontier: Joe Greenberg, B.S. ’83

Life on the Frontier: Joe Greenberg, B.S. ’83

Joe Greenberg ’83 graduated with a degree in Geology and Geophysics and is now the president of the Alta Resources LLC, a company on the frontier of the oil and gas industry.

How I Killed Pluto

How I Killed Pluto

Caltech astronomer Mike Brown recounts his role in the demise of Pluto in his fascinating new book, How I Killed Pluto and Why it Had it Coming.