News Releases

December 15, 2017

Yale VP Bruce Alexander appointed to commission to advise Governor Malloy

The new Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth will offer the governor and General Assembly recommendations on issues such as taxes and spending.

December 15, 2017

Opportunities to vaccinate young women against HPV missed at alarming rate

Among women aged 18-26 eligible for vaccination, two-thirds have had “missed opportunity” visits with health care providers, according to Yale research.

December 13, 2017

‘Million-Dollar Professor’ to build community of warrior-scholar scientists

Named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Yale's Marla Geha will receive $1 million to help expand science education for veterans.

December 12, 2017

Aging impairs innate immune response to flu

New Yale-led research offers insight into how the body’s autoimmune response works, and how doctors can reduce influenza mortality in older adults.

December 12, 2017

Drug blocks Zika and dengue viruses in study

The small-molecule inhibitor, named NGI-1, shows promise as a treatment for Zika, dengue, West Nile, and yellow fever viruses.

December 11, 2017

Study: Suburban ponds are a septic buffet

Residential land use is radically altering the food chain — much of many suburban organisms' nutrients come from human waste, new research shows.

December 11, 2017

African deforestation not as great as feared, Yale research shows

Newly updated data on deforestation across the continent can help with conservation and environmental efforts, according to researchers.

December 8, 2017

Yale launches new Institute for Global Health

On Dec. 8, the Yale Corporation approved the launch of the Yale Institute for Global Health, a university-wide health research and engagement initiative.

December 8, 2017

Unusual melting behavior of mantle mineral may dictate deep flow

New findings by Yale researchers illustrate how convection in Earth’s mantle is affected by unique physical properties of the mineral ferropericlase.

December 7, 2017

Creating a new kind of metallic glass

By shrinking samples of metallic glass to nanoscale size, Yale researchers have discovered they can create new materials with potentially new applications.