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Exploring the World of Science

Exploring the World of Science

The Yale Scientific is featuring several unique summer experiences from your fellow undergraduates, who have traveled around the world, working in all areas of science this past summer.

Molecular Mixology

Molecular Mixology

In recent years, molecular gastronomy has been expanded to produce the sister field of molecular mixology, which applies science to the creation of decadent avant-garde drinks.

Aromatherapy: Exploring Olfaction

Aromatherapy: Exploring Olfaction

Aromatherapy, the use of fragrance to enhance health and promote feelings of well-being, appears to improve mood but not to affect physiological signs such as heart rate and blood pressure.

Mythbusters: The Great Barrier Reef

Mythbusters: The Great Barrier Reef

Some scientists project that because of rising ocean temperatures and acidity, non-coral organisms will dominate the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, as soon as 2050.

Obama: Green Enough?

Obama: Green Enough?

From a recent analysis of media coverage, it would seem that energy reform has been more a source of embarrassment for the Obama administration than one of tangible progress.

Careers in Science: Advertising Psychology

Careers in Science: Advertising Psychology

Consumer and advertising psychology essentially seeks to understand how we make choices and what influences our decisions and thus has applications far beyond corporate battles between AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

Peter Dervan, GRD ‘72

Peter Dervan, GRD ‘72

One of the founders of chemical biology, Dervan is the recipient of countless noteworthy awards and honors, including the prestigious National Medal of Science in 2006 for his contributions to organic chemistry.

Book Review: The 2012 Black Hole Killer

Book Review: The 2012 Black Hole Killer

As the world anxiously awaits the supposed apocalypse on December 21, 2012, Arthur T. White provides his own spin on the doomsday theories in his novel, The 2012 Black Hole Killer.

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YSEA Corner

YSEA Corner

We are very excited to initiate a new segment within Yale Scientific Magazine dedicated to science and engineering alumni called “YSEA Corner”.