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Omicron variant caused more excess deaths in Massachusetts than Delta

May 20, 2022

In all adult age groups, the Omicron variant caused more excess deaths in just eight weeks than Delta caused in its entire 23-week outbreak, a new study shows.

Peabody summer camps — register now!

May 20, 2022

Does your middle-schooler love to explore the world around them? Give them an unforgettable experience in the Yale Peabody Museum’s exciting summer program.

An intelligent quantum sensor

May 20, 2022

A Yale-led team has built a new sensor — the size of about 1/1000 of the cross-section of a human hair — that can tap into the quantum properties of electrons.

Insights & Outcomes: Nanowire networks and a galactic ‘bullet’ collision

May 20, 2022

This month we find intriguing answers to scientific questions about underground nanowire networks, distant galaxies that lack dark matter, and more.

A new step in the search for room-temperature superconductors

May 19, 2022

A new, nanoscale link between superconductivity and charge density waves could help scientists develop room-temperature superconductors.

If you can hack this course, you’re ready for information age lawyering

May 18, 2022

To prepare future lawyers to shape cybersecurity policy, Yale Law School’s Scott J. Shapiro ’90 doesn’t focus on case law. Instead, he teaches them how to hack.

A better way to make branched polymers — and harness their potential

May 17, 2022

Polymers that look like tiny tree branches hold significant promise for water filtration, the biomedical field, nanoelectronics, and other applications.

Fighting fire with fire — literally

May 17, 2022

Carla Staver's research is going up in smoke – and that's a good thing. She’s started hundreds of experimental fires in African savannas to study...

New SEAS fund will help nurture Yale-borne ideas that benefit humankind

May 16, 2022

In a Q&A, SEAS Dean Jeffrey Brock shares how the Roberts Innovation Fund will help amplify the process of bringing Yale-developed breakthroughs to market.

Yale scientist receives Connecticut Medal of Technology for pioneering work

May 16, 2022

Craig M. Crews was honored for his trailblazing research that launched the pharmaceutical field of targeted protein degradation.