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An ultracompact spectrometer shines light on new possibilities

June 8, 2021

Developed by a Yale-led team, this on-chip spectrometer offers applications ranging from detecting greenhouse gases to making self-driving vehicles safer.

Breaking ground on a ‘shared vision’ of innovation and success

June 8, 2021

Yale is supporting an ambitious new project, located at 101 College St., that will bolster New Haven’s status as a center for innovation in the life sciences.

How does the location of a hospital room affect quality of care?

June 8, 2021

A Yale-led study of emergency departments showed total care time to be consistent no matter where patients were located, but some patients had to wait longer.

Albert Ko appointed Raj and Indra Nooyi Professor of Public Health

June 7, 2021

Ko's research has yielded critical insights into the health consequences of rapid urbanization and social inequity.

Chromosomal changes in white blood cells increase risk of severe infections

June 7, 2021

A new study, from nearly 800,000 individuals, has identified a category of genetic markers which make individuals more susceptible to many different infections.

Non-fungible token honors a pioneering Yale statistician

June 4, 2021

The auction honors the Department of Statistics and Data Science's long tradition of academic excellence and will also help fund new research.

Study shows novel test can detect new and recurrent bladder cancer

June 4, 2021

Detection of bladder cancer is often difficult and expensive, but this non-invasive urine screening test could make a significant positive impact.

A shark mystery millions of years in the making

June 3, 2021

While working on an 85-million-year-long record of fish and shark abundance, researchers discovered a massive die-off of sharks roughly 19 million years ago.

A math celebration with a decidedly Yale flavor

June 2, 2021

In both 2020 and 2021, the Abel Prize — considered by many the Nobel Prize of math — was awarded to a Yale-affiliated mathematician.

Student Research Day celebrates students and mentors

June 2, 2021

The day showcased the breadth of state-of-the art student research, MD thesis awardees, and the inaugural presentation of a new prize for research mentorship.