News Releases

August 16, 2017

Starting opioid addiction treatment in the ED is cost-effective, says study

People with opioid addiction who receive buprenorphine in the emergency department are more likely to still be in a drug treatment program 30 days later.

August 14, 2017

From thousands of suspects, Yale scientists ferret out cancer-causing genes

Using new technology, Yale-led team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma.

August 10, 2017

‘Yellow fever mosquito’ came to California via two invasions

The mosquitoes found in northern California came from a different region than those now in the southern part of the state.

August 10, 2017

Researchers explore what happens when people hear voices that others don’t

People who hear voices, with and without a psychotic illness, are more sensitive than others to a 125-year-old experiment designed to induce hallucinations.

August 10, 2017

Sweet taste, not just calories, dictates metabolic response

When sweet taste and calories don't align, the body's metabolism can be fooled — which may explain the link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes.

August 4, 2017

Nanoparticles trick body into accepting organ transplants

Using nanoparticles, Yale researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that could reduce organ transplant complications.

August 2, 2017

Good cellular neighbors combat incipient cancers

Scientists have spent decades studying the nature of tumor cells, but few have looked to see what was happening in the surrounding tissue.

July 31, 2017

Loss of Arctic sea ice impacting Atlantic Ocean water circulation system

Arctic sea ice is not merely a passive responder to the climate changes occurring around the world, according to new research.

July 28, 2017

Sleep or sex? How the fruit fly decides

A multi-institution study has found that male and female fruit flies choose differently between sex or sleep.

July 27, 2017

Lab-created mini-brains reveal how growing organ maintains neuronal balance

Scientists can now explore in a laboratory dish how the human brain develops by creating organoids — distinct, three-dimensional regions of the brain.