Science & Technology

One gene spurred growth of key brain area

April 12, 2018

A team of Yale and Harvard researchers have identified how a gene, that when mutated can cause microcephaly, controls the growth of the human cerebral cortex.

Marches supporting science research to be held in New Haven, D.C.

April 11, 2018

Members of the Yale community have organized March for Science New Haven, to take place on Sunday, April 15 from 1-5 p.m. at 470 James St.

Study explores new strategy to develop a malaria vaccine

April 11, 2018

The study looks at a Yale-developed serum that attacks a protein in the saliva of malaria parasite-infected mosquitos, rather than the parasite itself.

Event showcases how digital technologies help illuminate the humanities

April 11, 2018

This year’s “Beyond Boundaries” symposium featured a virtual reality tour of Rome, a multimedia project celebrating women at Yale, and more.

Hee Oh wins 2018 Ho-Am Prize for Science

April 11, 2018

The Yale mathematician was given the prestigious award, presented annually to a person of Korean descent, for her work related to geometry and number theory.

Gene jumpstarts regeneration of damaged nerve cells

April 10, 2018

Searching the entire genome, a Yale team has identified a gene that when eliminated can spur regeneration of axons in nerve cells severed by spinal cord injury.

Advancing the science of smell — with a hint of musk

April 9, 2018

New Yale-led research into the molecular basis of the human sense of smell may have implications for a variety of effects on mood and behavior in vertebrates.

Study: Topical antibiotic triggers unexpected antiviral response

April 9, 2018

Researchers say the response, observed against flu, herpes, and Zika viruses, could help lead to the future development of better antiviral medications.

Yale scientist searches for alternatives to opioids

April 9, 2018

Dr. Stephen Waxman, the Bridget M. Flaherty Professor of Neurology, is looking for painkillers that target sodium channels, not opioid receptors.

Regional STEM education program to host symposium at Yale’s CTL

April 6, 2018

Postdoctoral students from the region will share their teaching innovations for undergraduate STEM classes at Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning.