Science & Technology


Molecular control of neurotransmitter linked to autism described

October 15, 2019

New research examines the role of KCC2, a transporter responsible for the discharge of chloride in cells, in developing disorders such as epilepsy and autism.

Alvaro Sanchez awarded Packard Fellowship for work on microorganisms

October 14, 2019

Sanchez, assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been awarded $875,000 by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Yale scientists help immune system find hidden cancer cells

October 14, 2019

A new Yale-developed immunotherapy system has been shown to reduce or eliminate melanoma and triple-negative breast and pancreatic tumors in mice.

Yale faculty pioneer development and testing of portable MRI device

October 14, 2019

Yale researchers have agreed to develop, deploy, and test a new device they hope will cut MRI costs and make the technology more widely available globally.

Nobel laureate John Goodenough ’44 inspires next generation of scientists

October 9, 2019

John Goodenough ’44 B.A., a professor at the University of Texas-Austin, won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work developing the lithium-ion battery.

How a computer science professor brought new life to ‘Toy Story’

October 9, 2019

Work by Yale’s Theodore Kim on physics-based simulation has won him an Oscar for Scientific Achievement — and revitalized an iconic character for “Toy Story 4.”

Yale to co-host conference in Spain about creativity, emotion, and the arts

October 8, 2019

Yale and the Botín Foundation will co-host the International Conference on Creativity, Emotions, and the Arts from Oct. 9 to 11 at the Botín Centre in Spain.

Food critics to discuss podcasting about the science and history of food

October 8, 2019

Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley will present a talk titled “Food for the Ears” as part of the “Chewing the Fat” speaker series on Monday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.

Researchers use AI to find patterns among multitude of people and cells

October 8, 2019

A new neural network allows researchers to find the proverbial needle in a cellular haystack, offering insight into human pathology and other body functions.

Yale researchers develop way to help brain organoids thrive

October 7, 2019

Yale researchers have developed a method to induce blood vessel growth in organoids and prevent the death of cells, which has hindered efforts of scientists.