News Releases


December 17, 2018

Sugar targets gut microbe linked to lean and healthy people

Fructose and glucose in the diet block the production of a protein called Roc, which is necessary for the colonization of beneficial bacteria in the gut.

December 17, 2018

School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

Effective programs include offering meals that meet federal nutrition guidelines, providing nutritional newsletters, and curbing sugary drink consumption.

December 11, 2018

A better look at how cells move

A new computational model clarifies the structure and mechanics of cells, offering scientists insights into tumor growth, healing, and embryonic development.

December 7, 2018

Yale, Flatiron School create web development bootcamp for summer session

“CPSC S115 Intro to Full-Stack Web Development” will offer students computer science and coding fundamentals, and carry two Yale College credits.

December 6, 2018

Pot withdrawal eased for dependent users

A fatty acid inhibitor that acts upon endocannabinoid receptors in the brain may be able to help people with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms.

December 5, 2018

COSINE-100 experiment investigates dark matter mystery

Yale scientists are among 50 who are part of a new international experiment that challenges previous claims about the detection of non-luminous dark matter.

December 4, 2018

Diversity efforts drive rise in female and minority medical school students

Diversity policies designed by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education have increased the numbers of female, black, and Hispanic medical school matriculants.

December 4, 2018

Mountain splendor? Scientists know where your eyes will look

Using brain measurements, researchers have predicted how people’s eyes move when viewing natural scenes, an advance in understanding the human visual system.

December 3, 2018

One in four patients say they’ve skimped on insulin because of high cost

In the past decade alone, the out-of-pocket costs for insulin have doubled in the United States, leading to rampant underuse by diabetes patients.

December 3, 2018

In death, Lonesome George reveals why giant tortoises live so long

Genetic analysis of Galapagos tortoises like Lonesome George has found they possessed gene variants linked to DNA repair, immunity, and cancer suppression.