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Pick Your Favorite Embryo: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis at the Yale Fertility Center

Pick Your Favorite Embryo: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis at the Yale Fertility Center

With the advent of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), a reproductive technology that involves testing of embryos at the cleavage stage, prospective parents now have greater control over their child’s genetic condition than ever before.

Quenching the World’s Thirst: Sustainable Water Resource Engineering at Yale

Quenching the World’s Thirst: Sustainable Water Resource Engineering at Yale

Environmental engineers at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science are at the cutting edge in the development of sustainable and inexpensive water treat­ment technologies for use in both devel­oped and developing countries.

The Frame-Work of Fractals

The Frame-Work of Fractals

Professor Michael Frame researches fractals, including those generated by iterated function systems, and brings his passion for them to the classroom, driven by the beauty of mathematical problem-solving.

The Genius Behind Fall Prevention

The Genius Behind Fall Prevention

Dr. Mary E. Tinetti, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” is a prolific researcher-physician whose research has highlighted the risks of falls to the elderly and the benefits of simple preventative measures.

Fossil Feathers: the Research of a Genius

Fossil Feathers: the Research of a Genius

Professor Richard Prum, receipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, has combined fields as diverse as developmental biology and optical physics to study the evolution of feathers, providing a glimpse of the colors of long-extinct species.

A Quantum Means Toward a Macro End: The Solid-State Processor

A Quantum Means Toward a Macro End: The Solid-State Processor

A team of Yale physicists led by Professor Robert Schoelkopf have advanced the field of quantum computing by constructing the first solid-state quantum processor and using it to run a search algorithm.

Spearheading Schizophrenia Research: A Quest for New Treatments

Spearheading Schizophrenia Research: A Quest for New Treatments

Since 1988, Dr. John Krystal has taken schizophrenia research down a new path, discovering potential new antipsychotic therapies by investigating the brain’s glutamate release and response systems.