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January 24, 2019

Yale psychologists find that adults take girls’ pain less seriously

When gauging how much pain a child is in based on their observation of reactions to a finger-stick, American adults believe boys to be in more pain than girls.

January 24, 2019

This galaxy is no match for a hungry cluster

Thanks to the Hubble telescope, Yale astronomers were able to witness a new galaxy devoured by a nearby galaxy cluster — a drama over 300 millions years old.

January 23, 2019

Study: Many EDs miss opportunity to help prevent repeat firearm injuries

Researchers suggest emergency departments offer firearms victims preventative interventions including counseling, safe storage education, and social services.

January 21, 2019

Yale scientists examine how an immune system protein helps suppress HIV

In two separate studies, Yale researchers identified new targets for HIV suppression therapies: the protein Apobec3A, and in mice the genes Snerv-1 and Snerv-2.

January 21, 2019

Brain biomarkers identify those at risk of severe PTSD symptoms

A new study of combat veterans has found that those with severe PTSD symptoms have distinct patterns of physiological responses affecting associative learning.

January 14, 2019

Research reveals strategies for combating science misinformation

Public inoculation, legal strategies, political mechanisms, and financial transparency may effectively combat scientific misinformation on climate change.

January 10, 2019

Yale researchers track the birth of memories

Using newborn rats as a model, Yale researchers have identified three distinct stages in brain development that occur before episodic memories can form.

January 9, 2019

Astronomers uncover the brightest quasar in the early universe

Researchers have discovered the brightest quasar yet known, detected from the period when the universe’s star-making hydrogen gas became ionized.

January 9, 2019

Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of depression and substance abuse disorders like alcoholism, a Yale study suggests.

January 7, 2019

Prescribed opioids raise risk of pneumonia in patients with and without HIV

A new Yale-led study reinforces the concern that prescription opioid painkillers have a negative impact on the immune system.