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From the Editor: Issue 90.3 “Innovating for the Future”

From the Editor: Issue 90.3 “Innovating for the Future”

Where do you see the world in 2030? The progress of the world is inextricably tied with the progress of scientific innovations. Scientists improve the world by adapting creative breakthroughs in the lab to our own lives, through drugs that

From the Editor: Issue 90.2 “Truth in Science”

From the Editor: Issue 90.2 “Truth in Science”

Science and innovation surround every part of our lives. From the production of the food you eat to the creation of better phone batteries, innovative design allows us to live better lives. We reap the benefits from new advances in heathcare,

From the Editor: Issue 89.1 “Battling OCD in Real Time”

From the Editor: Issue 89.1 “Battling OCD in Real Time”

Science can be intimidating. It is fast-paced and unyielding. We are only human. It’s natural to feel vulnerable to science when it takes the form of a massive hurricane or appears as a microscopic virus hiding in your cells, plotting

From the Editor: Issue 88.4 “Ancient Ink, Modern Scripts”

From the Editor: Issue 88.4 “Ancient Ink, Modern Scripts”

Here at the Yale Scientific Magazine, we write about science because it inspires us. Some of the biggest responsibilities in science fall to our smallest molecules. Miniscule proteins called ubiquitin ligases are tasked with identifying and attacking deviant cancer cells

From the Editor: Issue 88.3 “How to Hibernate”

From the Editor: Issue 88.3 “How to Hibernate”

Earlier this year, a photo of a Roman Originals dress was posted on Tumblr. Some looked at the picture and saw a garment of white and gold. Others swore that the dress was black and blue. The controversy quickly inspired

From the Editor: Issue 88.2 “Rebirth of Wright”

From the Editor: Issue 88.2 “Rebirth of Wright”

Science doesn’t like to stand still. Every month, every week, every day, researchers find ways to advance knowledge. More often than not, a new development poses just as many questions as it answers: What else? What next? How can we

From the Editor: 87.4 Crime, Justice, and Science

From the Editor: 87.4 Crime, Justice, and Science

Welcome back to another semester with the Yale Scientific. The entire masthead is excited to continue expanding its print and online coverage, and we are thrilled to begin working with the Class of 2018. To explain the story behind this

From the Editor: 88.1 Mysteries of the Mind

From the Editor: 88.1 Mysteries of the Mind

Welcome to the last issue of the Yale Scientific’s 2014 masthead. Although this year flew by, we’ve accomplished a great deal. With the debut of our first issue, “Science and the Individual,” we kicked off the year in January with

From the Editor: 87.3 Man and Machine

From the Editor: 87.3 Man and Machine

From scientific research to blockbuster films, the relationship between man and machine has captured the public imagination for decades. It’s an undeniably messy relationship — one that grows with time, sparks heated debate, and mutates unexpectedly. And when we look

From the Editor: 87.2 Science and the Individual

From the Editor: 87.2 Science and the Individual

Every now and then, we come across scientific discoveries that earn a collective double-take from humanity. The first man on the moon; the discovery of the Higgs Boson; the earliest, shadowy X-ray images of DNA’s double helix. Breakthroughs like these