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Synthetic Proteins: Designing Your Own Biomedical Toolkit

Synthetic Proteins: Designing Your Own Biomedical Toolkit

The lab of Dr. Alanna Schepartz, Milton Harris ’29 is changing how researchers study proteins by pioneering research into the design and synthesis of three classes of molecules: miniature proteins, ß-peptide foldamers, and proto-fluorescent probes.

Through the Eyes of Children: What babies and kids think of the world around them

Through the Eyes of Children: What babies and kids think of the world around them

Dr. Frank Keil and Dr. Karen Wynn have shown that infants exhibit certain patterns of learning, including the ability to distinguish between intentional and non-intentional actors and their capabilities.

The Science of Attraction

The Science of Attraction

Instead of their fellow Homo sapiens, Yale professor Antónia Monteiro and researcher Patricia Brennan study the courtship behaviors of butterflies and ducks, and their work has been featured in several programs such as PBS’s “Nature”.

Darwin vs. Dogma: Can Science and Religion be Reconciled?

Darwin vs. Dogma: Can Science and Religion be Reconciled?

Today, science and faith seem to be disparate, and sometimes warring concepts. Four basic tenets of spirituality must be reconciled with the scientific method before the two can coexist in a single system.