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Jaehong Kim appointed the Becton Professor of Engineering

November 15, 2018

Kim is best known for his work on environmental nanotechnology in which he develops various novel nanomaterials for sustainable water treatment.

At alumni assembly, leading faculty address Yale’s future in the sciences

November 14, 2018

A science and engineering panel at the recent AYA Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation featured Peter Schiffer, Akiko Iwasaki, Scott Strobel, and others.

Art meets science at Yale Quantum Institute

November 14, 2018

In addition to ongoing research in quantum computing, the Yale Quantum Institute is committed to exploring the intricate connections between science and art.

Multi-disciplinary students dive into the Internet of things

November 13, 2018

This fall, Yale students had a chance to imagine and prototype their own “smart” devices and systems as part of a cohort-based Intensive held at Tsai CITY.

How cells cooperate to grow hair, replace skin

November 12, 2018

This video from researchers in the Greco lab at Yale shows how stem cells and neighboring cell types influence the growth of hair and the replacement of skin.

In live brain function, researchers are finally seeing red

November 12, 2018

Yale researchers at their partners have identified a new fluorescent protein that will make it possible for live neurons to glow red when activated.

A toast to the proteins in dinosaur bones

November 9, 2018

Burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait: They both contain chemicals that, under the right conditions, transform their proteins into something new.

Yale study shows immunotherapy drug helps patients with metastatic melanoma

November 8, 2018

New research suggests that melanoma patients with brain metastases should be given a combination of two types of checkpoint inhibitors.

Yale lab earns a top prize for its latest scientific visualization

November 7, 2018

Yale’s Daniel Smith and Bhart-Anjan Bhullar have won a 2018 Vizzies People’s Choice award for photography thanks to their picture of an embryonic gecko.

Finding the ‘breath of life’ in a tiny fossil

November 7, 2018

A new 430-million-year-old animal species related to crabs and shrimp presents a rare look at the respiratory organs of a tiny crustacean.