News Releases

February 21, 2018

A synthetic approach to helping the immune system thwart infections

Yale researchers have developed a set of synthetic molecules that may help boost the strength of a key, virus-fighting protein called RIG-I.

February 21, 2018

A global view of species diversity in high elevations, via mountain birds

Yale researchers have empirically tested for the first time the common idea that species diversity generally decreases at higher elevations.

February 19, 2018

Heart attack symptoms often misinterpreted in younger women

According to a YSPH study, younger women are more likely to mistake heart attack symptoms for anxiety or stress, and more likely to be misdiagnosed by a doctor.

February 16, 2018

A mineral blueprint for finding Burgess Shale-type fossils

According to a new study, scientists may be able to use a distinct “mineral signature” to detect sites with fossils that preserve evidence of soft tissue.

February 13, 2018

Project revives old software, preserves ‘born-digital’ data

When old software becomes obsolete or deprecated, information can be lost and otherwise corrupted. Digital preservationists at Yale are trying to change that.

February 13, 2018

UNITE HERE-Local 33 withdraws petitions to National Labor Relations Board

Yale has been notified that UNITE-HERE-Local 33 has withdrawn its petitions to the National Labor Relations Board.

February 12, 2018

Researchers develop novel immunotherapy to target colorectal cancer

A Yale-led research team has developed an antibody that blocks tumors in animal models of colorectal cancer.

February 8, 2018

In Uganda, availability of medicines for chronic diseases varies widely

Researchers from Yale, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Uganda have released a new study which details medical disparities that are rife across the country.

February 7, 2018

Statement on unauthorized photo taken at UConn-led symposium

The photograph taken at a symposium held by DePuy Synthes was disturbing and an inexcusable deviation from anything Yale would expect to occur.

February 7, 2018

Positive attitudes about aging reduce risk of dementia in older adults

Even in older adults with a high genetic risk for developing dementia, a positive attitude toward aging can reduce the risk of developing it by nearly 50%.