Science & Technology


Meet Callichimaera perplexa, the platypus of crabs

April 24, 2019

The newly discovered species is the earliest example of a swimming arthropod with paddle-like legs since the extinction of sea scorpions 250 million years ago.

Ordering up another Science Happy Hour for April 23

April 22, 2019

Yale physicists John Harris, Ágnes Mócsy, and others will take part in a free-flowing conversation with the audience at BAR starting at 8 p.m.

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to lower brain connectivity

April 18, 2019

Researchers have found reduced connectivity between the amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in children with autism who exhibit disruptive behavior.

Yale chemists take a closer look at the spot where water meets air

April 18, 2019

A new study co-led by Yale chemistry professor Mark Johnson offers a new level of insight into water’s most persistent chemical properties.

New experiment dives into quantum physics in a liquid

April 18, 2019

For the first time, Yale physicists in the lab of Jack Harris have directly observed quantum behavior in the vibrations of a liquid body.

Nine Yale faculty elected members of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2019

Representing fields such as geology, economics, philosophy, and law, the Yale faculty inductees were announced by the academy April 17.

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

April 17, 2019

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

Yale postdoctoral associate receives George Mercer Award

April 16, 2019

Brett Jesmer is receiving the prestigious award in recognition of a paper published last year that explored the migratory patterns of bighorn sheep and moose.

Dept. of Energy grad student research award goes to London Cooper-Troendle

April 15, 2019

Cooper-Troendle, a third-year graduate student in physics, will conduct research at Brookhaven National Laboratory as part of the award.

Safeguards for human studies can’t cope with big data

April 15, 2019

We should not be asking those tasked with protecting human participants to single-handedly identify and contend with the implications of the digital revolution