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How to Detect a Troubled Heart

How to Detect a Troubled Heart

Despite current knowledge of genetics, identifying patients at risk for genetic forms of heart disease remains difficult. Assistant professor of biomedical engineering Stuart Campbell has developed a method of growing realistic heart tissues from patients’ cells in order to diagnose a family of inherited heart diseases.

Science on Saturdays: Art, Forensics, and Exploration

Science on Saturdays: Art, Forensics, and Exploration

A look at the past and future of Science on Saturdays, one of Yale Scientific Magazine’s most popular outreach events.

Mapping Perception of Groups

Mapping Perception of Groups

With government and corporations controlling the many aspects of our lives, it’s important to understand how we perceive groups. Professor Joshua Knobe’s latest research attempts to illuminate how we attribute mentalities to group agents in comparison to individuals.

Animating Ancient Arthropods: Modern modeling techniques shed light on new species’ origins

Animating Ancient Arthropods: Modern modeling techniques shed light on new species’ origins

A Yale-led group discovers and characterizes an ancient carnivorous crustaceous using high-tech methods.

Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Yale Professor Wenjun Hu is working to develop Strata, a method for encoding barcodes much like QR codes, but with greater flexibility for observers without ideal viewing conditions.

Johnson & Johnson to release trial data

Johnson & Johnson to release trial data

Lack of transparency can hinder cooperation in clinical research. In conjunction with the Yale Open Data Access Project, Johnson & Johnson hopes to remedy this issue.

Course offers hands-on science education

Course offers hands-on science education

The hands-on course “From Microbes to Molecules” is allowing budding student researchers to develop their skills in an integrated classroom/lab setting.

Google grant encourages F&ES research

Google grant encourages F&ES research

The Google Earth Engine Research Award was presented to a team of F&ES researchers and Yale Professor Dr. Chadwick Oliver to facilitate their land stewardship work in Wyoming.

Text messages provide breastfeeding support

Text messages provide breastfeeding support

Smartphone technology is transforming breastfeeding counseling into a new era. A more cost-effective approach with more accessible information is under development.

Yale Sterling Professor Richard Lifton Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Yale Sterling Professor Richard Lifton Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Sterling Professor of Genetics Richard Lifton has been awarded a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his research on the genes and biochemical mechanisms of hypertension.