Science & Technology

Studying the dark side of online outrage

September 18, 2017

The original purpose of moral outrage could be perverted in the Internet age, argues Yale psychologist Molly Crockett in the journal Nature Human Behavior.

Videogame boosts sex health IQ and attitudes in minority teens

September 18, 2017

A videogame designed by researchers to promote health and reduce risky behavior in teens improves sexual health knowledge and attitudes among minority youth.

Science editor to discuss writing about research for the general public

September 14, 2017

Alumnus David Grimm of Science magazine will present a talk titled "Stop Talking Like a Scientist" on Sept. 20 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

Yale’s ‘mother of all microscopes’ spurs science and faculty recruitment

September 14, 2017

The Titan Krios cryoelectron microscope at the West Campus is bringing unprecedented capabilities to Yale, spurring science and faculty recruitment.

Artificial pancreas to manage type 1 diabetes gets a trial run

September 13, 2017

A Yale-led clinical trial is testing an “artificial pancreas,” a hybrid closed-loop system of blood sugar monitoring and insulin delivery.

Lower Thyroid Stimulating Hormone levels elevate risk of thyroid cancer

September 13, 2017

There is an increased risk of thyroid cancer associated with lower-than-normal thyroid hormone levels, according to a Yale-led study.

Mentoring tomorrow’s leaders at Women’s Health Research

September 13, 2017

Women’s Health Research fellowships offer students an opportunity to work with faculty focused on sex and gender as a component of biomedical research.

Brain science: finding secrets in century-old brains

September 13, 2017

The father of neurosurgery, Yale's Dr. Harvey Cushing, left a priceless gift to science. Now his collection of brains is being used for active research.

Study identifies blood vessel as a therapeutic target for diabetes

September 13, 2017

In a new Yale-led study, researchers have identified a role of a secreted protein, apelin, in regulating the transfer of fatty acids across blood vessels.

Tube feet do the talking in ancient marine animal discovery

September 13, 2017

Researchers are learning more about the evolution of echinoderms, the group that includes sand dollars, sea urchins, and starfish.