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New study tracks fundamental movements in energy conversion

April 12, 2019

A new provides a fresh understanding of the fundamental principles of electron and proton movement, which could aid in the development of solar technology.

Yale’s Rakic receives Connecticut Medal of Science

April 11, 2019

YSM’s Pasko Rakic will receive the award on May 28 during the 44th Annual Meeting & Dinner of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.

Brian Scassellati designated the Giamatti Professor of Computer Science

April 11, 2019

Scassellati focuses his research on building embodied computational models of human social behavior.

Student-built device clears the way for surgeons

April 11, 2019

Yale engineering students have created an improved suction tube system to help doctors clear excess bodily materials during surgery.

Scientists find another way HIV can hide from vaccines

April 10, 2019

New research into how the HIV virus forms so-called “trimers” on its surface to escape the immune system may help lead to more effective treatment.

The return of Cthulhu — the small sea critter

April 9, 2019

Named for the Great Old One, a newly discovered fossil bears a striking (and hopefully superficial) resemblance to H.P. Lovecraft’s ancient cosmic horror.

Physics and Dance

April 9, 2019

Emily Coates and Sarah Demers gave a demonstration and lecture at New Haven Ballet on April 7. They discussed their new book, "Physics and Dance,"

Shape-changing robots take on changing terrains

April 9, 2019

Robots can change directions, speeds and even their colors. But what about their shapes? With help from a sculptor’s intuition, Yale researchers are on it.

At long last, a glimpse of a black hole

April 9, 2019

Images from the Event Horizon Telescope have the potential to redefine the cosmos, and prompt wonder and curiosity about our place in it.

In cellular world, strong relationships the key to healing old wounds

April 8, 2019

For the first time, Yale scientists have identified new processes of cell movement in wound healing in outer layer tissue abrasions.