Enzymes are indispensible for life, and, increasingly, for medicine and industry. Now, researchers have succeeded in designing enzymes tailored to work at specific temperatures.
Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.
Dr. Murat Gunel and colleagues at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital used advanced genetic technology to map out an 18-month-old girl’s genetic sequence, diagnose her with a rare liver cancer, and provide a cure that opens the door to treating cancer through the use of personalized medicine.
Saving water in the Serengeti: In ENAS 118: Introduction to Innovation, Engineering and Design, students designed water quality monitoring technology that could benefit millions in the Mara River Basin.
A Yale-led study has found that SIV, which causes AIDS in various non-human primates, leads to disruption of gut microbiome that may give rise to many of the deadly infections that compromise host health.
“A small molecule found in bacteria and plants is capable of causing major changes in gene expression in response to environmental conditions. Researchers in the Steitz Lab at Yale have solved a long-standing puzzle by figuring out how it works.”