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April 18, 2019

Next frontier in study of gut bacteria: mining microbial molecules

Using the chemical screening technology PRESTO-Tango, Yale researchers have identified specific gut bacteria that impact various aspects of human biology.

April 17, 2019

Scientists restore some functions in a pig’s brain hours after death

New Yale research challenges long-held assumptions about the timing and irreversible nature of the cessation of some brain functions after death.

April 16, 2019

New test could lead to personalized treatments for cystic fibrosis

The test combines high-speed video microscopy with a novel video analysis algorithm to measure the coordinated movement of cilia in the lungs.

April 16, 2019

New drug mimics benefits of ketamine for depression

A new small-molecule drug called NV-5138 has produced a rapid antidepressant response similar to that of ketamine when tested in mice.

April 10, 2019

Scientists find another way HIV can hide from vaccines

New research into how the HIV virus forms so-called “trimers” on its surface to escape the immune system may help lead to more effective treatment.

April 9, 2019

The return of Cthulhu — the small sea critter

Named for the Great Old One, a newly discovered fossil bears a striking (and hopefully superficial) resemblance to H.P. Lovecraft’s ancient cosmic horror.

April 8, 2019

In cellular world, strong relationships the key to healing old wounds

For the first time, Yale scientists have identified new processes of cell movement in wound healing in outer layer tissue abrasions.

April 8, 2019

New tool helps find genetic culprits in cancer’s spread

Using CRISPR gene editing technology, Yale researchers have devised a way to identify the complex processes that result in deadly metastasis.

April 6, 2019

University launches Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs

Yale’s Board of Trustees has approved expanding the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs into a small and academically grounded professional school.

April 3, 2019

It’s a one-way street for sound waves in this new technology

Yale researchers have found a way to make sound one-directional, offering new possibilities for enhancing electronic devices that use acoustic resonators.