News Releases


September 12, 2019

Bone marrow may be the missing piece of the fertility puzzle

When an egg is fertilized, stem cells leave the bone marrow and travel via the bloodstream to the uterus — a process necessary for a successful pregnancy.

September 11, 2019

Opioid treatment for teens? Medications can help

Methadone, buprenorphine, or naltrexone — already common treatments for opioid use disorders in adults — may also be helpful for teens battling addiction.

September 10, 2019

Transgenic mosquitoes pass on genes to native species

Native species mating with genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes may have led to a more robust mosquito population around Jacobina, Brazil.

September 9, 2019

Those with autism make good social psychologists

While those with autism have difficulty gauging emotions and mental states of others, they do fine analyzing social behavior in general, a new Yale study shows.

September 9, 2019

Skeletons yield clues about 19th-century immigrant life in New Haven

Historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, radiologists, and geochemists joined forces after four skeletons were found at a Yale construction site.

September 5, 2019

High-fat diets affect your brain, not just your physical appearance

High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism, a Yale study finds.

September 5, 2019

New hair follicles can corral skin cancer

The regeneration of hair follicles protects against tumor growth even in the presence of the well-known cancer-causing mutation HRAS, a new Yale study finds.

September 3, 2019

Study reaches multidisciplinary consensus on imaging for kidney stones

Led by a Yale professor, a team of researchers has engaged in a consensus process to determine when and how CT scans should be used to diagnose renal colic.

September 2, 2019

Identity ‘fusion’ with political leader gives rise to extremism

People whose identity is “fused” with that of a political leader are more likely to take extreme positions or commit violence on behalf of the leader.

August 22, 2019

Genome screen uncovers new targets for cancer immunotherapy

A new platform developed at Yale utilizes CRISPR technology to knock out genes individually and test which have the biggest impact on tumor response.