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Yale scientists zero in on a cause of deadly brain bleeds in babies

December 18, 2018

A Yale-led team has found genetic biomarkers for a significant percentage of a rare but often deadly malformation of blood vessels in the brains of infants.

President Salovey cuts ribbon for Brain Imaging Center using only his mind

December 18, 2018

From inside an fMRI machine, President Salovey moved a pair of virtual scissors by focusing on certain images for a high-tech ribbon cutting on Dec. 17.

Synthesizing natural products with a computational step saver

December 18, 2018

Yale researchers have slashed the number of steps needed to synthesize two natural anticancer products, using a novel approach to organic chemistry.

Geologist David Evans draws new roadmaps for ancient continents

December 17, 2018

Evans, the head of Berkeley College and professor of geology and geophysics, discusses his latest work, Earth’s “middle-aged” period, and more.

Gene variant found in brain complicit in MS onset

December 17, 2018

For the first time, Yale scientists have found gene variants associated with multiple sclerosis can affect the functions of brain cells.

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics to collaborate with Yale’s Paul Turner Lab

December 13, 2018

APT, a biotech company, will manufacture and supply therapeutic bacteriophage for use by the Turner Lab during clinical trials.

In the developing brain, scientists find roots of neuropsychiatric diseases

December 13, 2018

Yale researchers are part of a multi-institutional team that has just completed the most comprehensive genomic analysis of the human brain ever undertaken.

Exploring the cutting edge of quantum science at Yale

December 12, 2018

Quantum science has “emerged as a new frontier of fundamental knowledge about how the universe works.” And Yale is at the forefront of advancing that knowledge.

Yale scientists study genes misidentified as ‘non-protein coding’

December 12, 2018

Researchers have discovered several protein-coding genes that were misidentified as non-protein-coding — particularly one that’s key to the immune system.

Better living through algorithms

December 12, 2018

From faster rides to better health outcomes, engineering and computer science professor Amin Karbasi is making data work for you.