Science & Technology


Yale scientists zero in on atomic driver of tumor formation

August 9, 2019

New research out of the Yale Chemical Biology Institute sheds light on the link between the human microbiome and the development of colorectal cancers.

Scratching the surface: metallic glass implants

August 6, 2019

A class of biomaterials called bulk metallic glasses could transform future implanted medical devices and other engineered objects.

Julie Dorsey designated the Beinecke Professor of Computer Science

August 5, 2019

Dorsey, recently appointed as the Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Computer Science, focuses her research on computer graphics.

Peter Schiffer named the Beinecke Professor of Applied Physics

August 5, 2019

Schiffer is an international leader in experimental condensed matter physics, specializing in the study of magnetic systems.

Richard Kenyon appointed the DeForest Professor of Mathematics

August 5, 2019

Kenyon focuses his research on mathematical models of crystal formation and phase transitions, e.g. the water-to-ice transition or magnetization transition.

Ruzica Piskac named the Dubinsky Associate Professor of Computer Science

August 5, 2019

Piskac focuses her research on programming languages, software verification, automated reasoning, and code synthesis.

Four faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

August 1, 2019

Julie Dorsey, Richard Kenyon, Ruzica Piskac, and Peter Schiffer were appointed to endowed professorships.

Jeffrey Brock named dean of Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science

July 31, 2019

President Peter Salovey announced Brock’s appointment in a message to the Yale community on July 31. His three-year term is effective Aug. 1.

Juul users inhaling chemicals not listed

July 30, 2019

Yale researchers have found that chemical reactions in flavored liquids of Juul e-cigarettes create unexpected chemicals that can irritate users’ airways.

Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

July 24, 2019

New research shows the role that a diseased extracellular matrix plays in the progression of the genetic condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.