Science & Technology


Soaking up sunlight with a microscopic molecular device

March 24, 2023

A Yale-led team of chemists has identified a tiny “device” that helps certain photosynthetic organisms collect sunlight.

Earth needed time to ‘mix’ its continental crust, Yale researchers say

March 24, 2023

What do cakes and Earth’s continental crust have in common? They both need time to mix. For continents, that means hundreds of millions of years.

Researchers double qubit’s life, proving key theory of quantum physics

March 23, 2023

By extending the lifetime of a quantum bit, or qubit, a Yale-led research team has made a major step forward in the practical feasibility of quantum computers.

The decades-long effort to account for the value of natural resources

March 22, 2023

In a Q&A, Eli Fenichel discusses his work to get the government on track to account for the use of natural capital and integrate that data into decision...

How runners stay upright on uneven terrain

March 22, 2023

Using a specially made running track and mathematical modeling, a new Yale-led study seeks to better understand this remarkable physical feat.

By studying ancient residues, scholar finds clues of humanity’s past

March 21, 2023

Archaeochemist Andrew Koh, the new museum scientist at the Peabody Museum, analyzes carbon residues on artifacts to learn how ancient peoples lived and died.

Yale Schools of Nursing and Drama bring ‘Marys Seacole’ to life

March 21, 2023

YSN’s Simulation Team was recently on hand to help students from the Drama School stage a production inspired by the pioneering Jamaican-Scottish nurse.

New technology simultaneously maps gene activity and expression

March 16, 2023

A new, Yale co-led study provides critical information about how genes are switched on and off and expressed in different areas of tissues and organs.

How robotic bronchoscopy helps diagnose lung cancer

March 15, 2023

Advances in robotic biopsy and imaging technology allow Yale physicians to look deeper into the lungs than ever before when searching for signs of cancer.

What’s next for the startups that banked with SVB?

March 15, 2023

In a Q&A, Yale SOM’s Song Ma discusses important lessons for founders on the bank’s recent collapse, starting with diversifying their financial...