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Center for Science and Social Science Information

Center for Science and Social Science Information

The Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), a modern information center serving both the natural and social sciences, opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time on January 3, 2012.

Yale Attempts to Resurrect Extinct Tortoise Species

Yale Attempts to Resurrect Extinct Tortoise Species

In the genomes of living Galapagos tortoises, Gisella Caccone have identified the DNA of a tortoise species thought to be extinct, and is now planning a selective breeding project to revive the lost species.

Solar Cells: Nanoscale Organization for Higher Efficiency

Solar Cells: Nanoscale Organization for Higher Efficiency

Professor Chinedum Osuji and members of the Yale Nano-Solar Group use nanotechnology to manipulate the organization of solar cells in the active layer, with the ultimate goal of optimizing solar cells.

Yale Researchers Accidentally Discover Fluoride Genetic Response Mechanism

Yale Researchers Accidentally Discover Fluoride Genetic Response Mechanism

Yale Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Ronald Breaker and his group have recently determined the function of a previously unknown pervasive fluoride riboswitch.