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Connecting People, Policy, and Locusts

Connecting People, Policy, and Locusts

With a new grant from the National Science Foundation, Yale Professor Eli Fenichel investigates how nations can sustainably and pragmatically respond to increasingly devastating locust outbreaks.

Oxytocin Observed to Ameliorate Autism

Oxytocin Observed to Ameliorate Autism

Yale School of Medicine research team finds evidence supporting the use of oxytocin as a treatment for autism spectral disorder.

Student Astronomers in Puerto Rico: Expedition to the Arecibo Observatory

Student Astronomers in Puerto Rico: Expedition to the Arecibo Observatory

Students in Professor Marla Geha’s “Research Methods: Astrophysics” class flew to Puerto Rico to conduct research at the Arecibo Observatory.

Knowing the Enemy: Understanding How the Dengue Virus Works

Knowing the Enemy: Understanding How the Dengue Virus Works

Yale researchers’ recent study published in PLOS Pathogens will help us treat Dengue fever, a growing international public health issue.

Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is one of mankind’s deadliest and most mysterious lung diseases. A new study led by Yale School of Medicine, however, is beginning to shed light on IPF’s previously uncharted territory.

James Rothman ‘71, wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Yale’s own celebrated for discovering mechanism behind a molecular cargo transport system

James Rothman ‘71, wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Yale’s own celebrated for discovering mechanism behind a molecular cargo transport system

James Rothman ’71, Professor of Cell Biology at Yale, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Michele Dufault Endowment Fund Established to Support Women in Science

Michele Dufault Endowment Fund Established to Support Women in Science

Yale has established the Michele Dufault Endowment fund to support women’s participation in the science, in honor of the Yale Physics and Astronomy senior who passed away in 2011.

Inside the Minds of Two Award-Winning Yale Physicists

Inside the Minds of Two Award-Winning Yale Physicists

Four Yale Physicists who have recently won awards remark on their achievements, how they became interested in research, and advice they would give to undergraduates considering research in the physical sciences.

Use, Recycle, and Reuse: Innovation of Regenerative Biosensors

Use, Recycle, and Reuse: Innovation of Regenerative Biosensors

In discovering an approach to creating regenerative sensors, Mark Reed, Yale Professor of Electrical Engineering, has improved the efficacy and precision of biosensors in detecting biomarkers for cancer and other diseases.

Joan A. Steitz Receives the Grande Médaille

Joan A. Steitz Receives the Grande Médaille

Professor Joan A. Steitz has been selected to receive the 2013 Grande Médaille from the French Academy of Sciences.