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Crabtree Wins Kosolapoff Award

Crabtree Wins Kosolapoff Award

Yale professor of Chemistry Robert H. Crabtree was awarded the 2010 G.M. Kosolapoff Award, sponsored by Auburn University, for his outstanding achievements in the field of inorganic chemistry.

Conference Held in Honor of Mathematician’s Achievements

Conference Held in Honor of Mathematician’s Achievements

A recent conference arranged by Yale professor Gregg Zuckerman’s graduate students in honor of his achievements in mathematical physics brought together leading group theorists and mathematical physicists.

Trees Block Carbon Dioxide Decline

Trees Block Carbon Dioxide Decline

People are not the only living organism that can shift the earth’s climate. Models developed by researchers from Yale, Stanford, and the University of Sheffield suggest that plants help regulate minimum carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere.

Yale Professor Maps Health and Disease in the Elm City

Yale Professor Maps Health and Disease in the Elm City

New Haven and Yale are taking steps to improve health by investigating a possible link between neighborhood assets and incidences of chronic disease.

Yale Researcher: Hunger Plays a Role in Infertility

Yale Researcher: Hunger Plays a Role in Infertility

A new study by Yale professor Meenakshi Alreja has shown that calorie restriction may play a role in infertil­ity via a molecular pathway that shuts down the activity of brain cells that control the reproductive axis.

Corey Wilson Blazes an Interdisciplinary Trail

Corey Wilson Blazes an Interdisciplinary Trail

Assistant Professor Corey Wilson is a new addition to the Chemical Engineering Department at Yale, join­ing the faculty in July 2008.

What Can Cheating Viruses Tell Us About Evolution?

What Can Cheating Viruses Tell Us About Evolution?

If we replayed the history of evolution on Earth – independent of its past – would we get exactly the same species? Paul Turner, Asso­ciate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, now seeks to solve this problem by using a surprising model: “cheating” viruses.

A Golden Ticket: The Massive Potential of Bulk Metallic Glass

A Golden Ticket: The Massive Potential of Bulk Metallic Glass

In the search for a material with the durability of steel and the flexibility of plastic, Dr. Jan Schroers, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, may have found the “golden ticket” – a biomaterial called bulk metallic glass.