News Releases


June 29, 2022

Architecture of the tail drives sperm forward

In a new study, researchers capture images of the molecular architecture which propels sperm in its journey to the female reproductive tract.

June 29, 2022

Blockchain not just for bitcoin: It can secure and store genomes, too

Yale researchers have found a new use for the digital security technology: they’ve leveraged it to give individuals control of their own genomes.

June 27, 2022

Yale researchers show how the liver can control the brain and behavior

Yale researchers have revealed how the liver mediates the effects certain neurons have on the cerebral cortex and eating behavior.

June 23, 2022

In colorful avian world, hummingbirds rule

A new study led by Yale’s Richard Prum finds that the range of colors in the plumage of hummingbirds exceeds the color diversity of all bird species combined.

June 20, 2022

Crossing fire threshold can quickly turn blazes dangerous

Experimental fires in grassy savannas are helping researchers more accurately predict when and where fires are more likely to occur as the climate changes.

June 9, 2022

Discovery of lonely tortoise doubles known members of Galapagos species

The discovery in 2019 of a lone female tortoise living on one of the most inaccessible islands of the Galapagos archipelago has baffled evolutionary biologists.

June 6, 2022

Treating sarcoidosis with JAK inhibitor shows promise in clinical trial

Every patient in a Yale clinical trial of a new treatment for the disfiguring disease sarcoidosis saw improvement to their skin.

June 6, 2022

Revelations of genetic diversity of bass species can enhance conservation

A new study could help guide the conservation and management of bass species both prized by anglers and ranked among the world’s most invasive species.

June 3, 2022

Yale’s Gilchrest honored for impact on cultural heritage conservation

Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Director Alison Gilchrest has been awarded the Forbes Medal by the American Institute for Conservation.

June 2, 2022

Studying schizophrenia in plants? Yale researchers are giving it a shot

As part of a long-term goal to study psychiatric illness in plants, Yale researchers compare the role a certain gene plays in both plants and mammals.