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Debunking the Google Algorithm

Debunking the Google Algorithm

Ask anyone what Google is and in almost all cases, he or she will not only know what it is, but also use it, have it as a search bar in his or her Internet browser, have set it as

Nimit Jain, SY ’12

Nimit Jain, SY ’12

Nimit Jain, a junior in Saybrook College, is the rare student who steps beyond the strict boundaries that academia often constructs. Using an analogy from Kafka, “of a mouse being trapped in the maze that is this world,” he remarked,

Two Yale Scientists Honored as Sloan Research Fellows

Two Yale Scientists Honored as Sloan Research Fellows

Two faculty members at Yale were awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship. Marla Geha, Assistant Professor of Astronomy, and Daniel Colón-Ramos, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, have been endowed with $50,000 each to continue stimulating research in their respective fields. Founded

$1.915 Million Awarded to Yale Science and Engineering

$1.915 Million Awarded to Yale Science and Engineering

The Goizueta Foundation, a private organization renowned for supporting academic institutions that empower and improve people’s lives, has awarded Yale a $1.915 million grant to advance science and engineering education. The money will support the continued success of the Science,

Edward H. Kaplan Awarded the Phillip McCord Morse Lectureship

Edward H. Kaplan Awarded the Phillip McCord Morse Lectureship

The Phillip McCord Morse Lectureship, awarded biennially by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences, recognizes excellence in the field of operations research and management science. Edward Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Science

New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

A revolution has begun to take hold in hospitals around the country as both surgeons and diagnosticians move from a one-size-fits-all form of diagnosis and treatment to a more personalized form of medicine. Yale Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Biomedical

Neutrino: Our Last Hope

Neutrino: Our Last Hope

Dr. Bonnie Fleming, Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics, is currently conducting experiments at the Fermilab on neutrino oscillations that may improve our understanding of the universe. Fermilab, which is funded through the U.S. Department of Energy, is the world’s

Mosquito Olfaction: Controlling the Transmission of Malaria

Mosquito Olfaction: Controlling the Transmission of Malaria

Mosquitoes are notorious for their bite, and more importantly, for their role in spreading human disease. The species Anopheles gambiae is especially pernicious, as it is the most important vector of malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. A. gambiae finds humans primarily

The Danger of the Swimming Pool: Nitrosamine Carcinogens

The Danger of the Swimming Pool: Nitrosamine Carcinogens

To prevent epidemics, chemical disinfectants are used in public pools to inhibit bacterial growth. Many current disinfection procedures produce harmful byproducts, however, including N-nitrosodialkylamines (nitrosamines). Professor William Mitch of the Department of Chemical Engineering collected water samples from indoor and

Circadian Rhythm Gene Plays a Role in Breast Cancer Susceptibility

Circadian Rhythm Gene Plays a Role in Breast Cancer Susceptibility

Groundbreaking research at the Yale School of Public Health has shown that changes in a gene responsible for regulating the body’s circadian rhythm increase the risk of breast cancer in women. Published recently in the journal Cancer Research, this study