News Releases

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.

July 24, 2017

Evolution of pregnancy may be key to better reproductive technologies today

Yale scientists report that humans differ from their evolutionary ancestors by undergoing a pro-inflammatory process at the onset and conclusion of pregnancy.

July 24, 2017

Safety of medical devices not often evaluated by sex, age, or race

Researchers have found that few medical devices are analyzed to consider the influence of their users’ sex, age, or race on safety and effectiveness.

July 24, 2017

Islands are evolutionary cradle for Antarctica marine life

The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica perhaps will be the first places to be impacted by invading species in the wake of climate change.

July 18, 2017

Study: Reducing hospital readmissions does not increase mortality rates

Advances in reducing hospital readmission rates for three key medical conditions occurred without causing an increase in death rates, according to a Yale study.