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New Center for Materials Science and Engineering

New Center for Materials Science and Engineering

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $13 million grant to establish a Center of Excellence for Materials Research and Innovation (CEMRI) at Yale University and Southern Connecticut State University.

Asteroid Named in Honor of Michele Dufault

Asteroid Named in Honor of Michele Dufault

Thanks to members of the Yale faculty and student body who knew Michele Dufault, who passed away last April in a tragic machine shop accident, an asteroid has been named in her honor.

Grant to Study Earth Systems

Grant to Study Earth Systems

The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers, including David Bercovici, a $4.97 million grant to fund a research project studying Earth’s development in terms of the interactions between major components of Earth’s geological system.

Spreading a Passion for Science

Spreading a Passion for Science

Ainissa Ramirez, who has been heavily involved in science promotion at Yale, will travel to urban D.C. schools next year to speak to students about her research on shape memory alloys and the importance of science itself.

Engineering Living Proteins

Engineering Living Proteins

Yale University researchers, led by Professor Dieter Söll, have developed a method of synthesizing phosphorylated proteins by engineering the genetic code of E. coli to include phosphoserine.

The Quiet Corner Initiative

The Quiet Corner Initiative

Through the new Quiet Corner Initiative (QCI), the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies aims to build the capacity of private landowners to manage and conserve the natural landscapes of a region of northeastern Connecticut.

Investigating Stem Cells that Stimulate Hair Growth

Investigating Stem Cells that Stimulate Hair Growth

Valerie Horsley and her associates have recently taken a closer look at hair growth and implicated intradermal adipocyte lineage cells in the activation of skin stem cells that induce hair growth.

From Idea to Biomedical Start-Up Company

From Idea to Biomedical Start-Up Company

Elizabeth Asai MC ’13, Nickolas Demas MC ’13, and Elliot Swart MC ’13 won the $100,000 prize awarded by the Center for Innovative Medicine and Integrative Technology (CIMIT) this past summer for their novel skin mole scanner.