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New TED-Ed video on black holes has Yale astrophysics expertise

September 20, 2018

Fabio Pacucci, a Yale postdoctoral associate, has helped create an animated video about black holes for the educational website TED-Ed.

‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots

September 19, 2018

The reconfigurable skins, developed in the lab of Yale’s Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, allow users to create multi-functional robots on the fly.

Yale to help develop particle detector assemblies via $1.6M grant

September 19, 2018

Yale is one of four U.S. universities chosen to design and plan the production of 150 particle detector assemblies for a major international physics experiment.

Sound offers new directions in integrated photonics

September 17, 2018

Yale scientists have demonstrated a new method to control the behavior of light on a silicon chip — specifically, its direction — by using sound waves.

Study provides new insights into the origins of genetic diseases in cells

September 17, 2018

New Yale research offers insight into how filamin mutations can cause neurological, cardiovascular, and skeletal abnormalities during human development.

Yale-Smithsonian internships offer exciting research opportunities

September 14, 2018

The new internships are part of a wider partnership between Yale and the Smithsonian meant to prepare future generations of researchers and scholars.

Tiny protein has big impact in times of stress

September 13, 2018

New findings about the importance of the protein Lso2/CCDC124 — made up of just 92 amino acids — may have important implications for cancer research.

Chromatin study could shed light on genome

September 13, 2018

Combining engineering, biology, and physics, three Yale researchers have received a four-year grant from the NSF to study chromatin in yeast cells.

New approach improves detection of diseases at birth

September 12, 2018

The combination of a new sequencing technique and machine learning can speed up the diagnosis of diseases in newborns and reduce false-positive results.

Marriage of data science and neuroscience at Yale gets support from NSF

September 11, 2018

A Yale initiative that unites data science and neuroscience is one of 19 partnerships to receive $8.5 million in funding under the NSF’s TRIPODS + X program.