Science & Technology


Replicating surfaces, right down to the fraction of an atom

November 24, 2020

New Yale research details a process that can replicate a surface’s features to details of less than one 10 billionth of a meter.

Pannotia: A supercontinent on trial

November 18, 2020

Yale geologists David Evans and R. Damian Nance make the case for and against the existence of an ancient supercontinent.

With barcoding, a better understanding of lifeforms

November 16, 2020

A team of researchers at Yale has developed a technology that gives a much clearer picture of the spatial relationships in biological systems.

A close look gets answers about water filters

November 16, 2020

In a recent study, a team of Yale researchers set out to find out why water desalination membranes behave differently at nanoscale.

Local school students receive ‘insider view’ of West Campus science labs

November 16, 2020

On Nov. 9, students from New Haven and surrounding towns were given virtual lab tours courtesy of Yale graduate students and research scientists.

Insights & Outcomes: Cellular bet hedgers and a message from a magnetar

November 16, 2020

This month, Insights & Outcomes is mindful of the mental health implications of COVID-19, and a missive from a Milky Way magnetar.

Yale team finds way to protect genetic privacy in research

November 12, 2020

Despite the benefits of genomic research, genetic information can leave individuals vulnerable to exploitation. A new Yale-authored report offers a solution.

Students and Smithsonian work together to increase exhibit accessibility

November 9, 2020

During the pandemic, a partnership between SEAS and the Smithsonian Institute has been working to make the iconic museum more accessible.

Yale scientists identify new genes related to congenital hydrocephalus

November 4, 2020

New research may help reveal why many congenital hydrocephalus patients also have epilepsy, intellectual disability, and motor defects.

What can smartphone location data tell us about the pandemic?

November 4, 2020

Yale SOM’s Kevin Williams uses cellphone location data to track retail foot traffic. When COVID-19 slowed commerce, his team pivoted their research to respond.