News Releases


September 17, 2018

We are predisposed to forgive, new research suggests

“The human mind is built for maintaining social relationships, even when partners sometimes behave badly,” says Yale researcher Molly Crockett.

September 13, 2018

New study finds HIV outbreak in Indiana could have been prevented

The finding, said the researchers, offers a stark warning to public officials confronting the opioid crisis across the United States: Ignoring the risk of HIV c

September 12, 2018

New approach improves detection of diseases at birth

The combination of a new sequencing technique and machine learning can speed up the diagnosis of diseases in newborns and reduce false-positive results.

September 11, 2018

Fighting the cold virus and other threats, body makes trade-off, says study

According to new Yale research, when respiratory cells protect against oxidative stress like cigarette smoke or pollen, antiviral responses can suffer.

September 5, 2018

Yale researchers ‘teleport’ a quantum gate

Yale researchers have demonstrated one of the key steps in building modular quantum computers: “teleporting” a quantum gate between two qubits, on demand.

September 4, 2018

At first meeting, people like you more than you think

The so-called “liking gap” can hinder our ability to develop new relationships, according to a new study by Yale psychologists.

August 29, 2018

‘Archived’ heat has reached deep into the Arctic interior, researchers say

That “archived” heat, currently trapped below the surface, could melt the region’s entire sea-ice pack if it reaches the surface, researchers say.

August 23, 2018

Do-gooders don’t do so good when it comes to dates

People admire those who build homes or donate to charities for the poor — but a new study says they don’t necessarily want them as friends or romantic partners.

August 22, 2018

Robots help children with autism improve social skills

In a Yale study, robot-guided activities helped children with Autism Spectrum Disorder improve performance in social skills such as emotional understanding.

August 20, 2018

Study finds racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

When receiving long-term opioid prescriptions, black patients are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drugs and to have prescriptions discontinued.