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Students hone engineering, teamwork skills by tackling real-world projects

February 12, 2019

The Yale chapter of Engineers Without Borders USA is putting classroom lessons to the test with projects like water infrastructure improvements in Tanzania.

Study: Clues to how cells and tissues maintain their shape

February 11, 2019

New Yale research details how microRNA in cells is responsible for “mechanical homeostasis”: maintaining tissue contraction, adhesion, and structure.

Scientists stumble upon a model to study a lethal complication

February 8, 2019

The discovery of a fatal mix of infections in mice will allow scientists to study macrophage activation syndrome in an animal model for the first time.

Equity in the Job Search Symposium to explore gender bias in STEM hiring

February 8, 2019

The third annual SEAS-sponsored symposium, to be held Friday, Feb. 15, will provide advice to students, staff, and alumni on navigating the STEM job search.

Local variations in circuitry are key to brain’s power

February 8, 2019

Incorporating neuroimaging and genetic data, Yale researchers have built a mathematical model of the human brain that predicts local differences and function.

Microbiome could be culprit when good drugs do harm

February 7, 2019

New Yale research describes how bacteria in the gut can transform three drugs into harmful toxic compounds.

Ion beam arrives at West Campus, gives researchers new possibilities

February 6, 2019

Yale scientists will be able to use the new hardware for transmission electron microscopy, e-beam lithography, energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, and more.

A Yale astrophysicist’s prediction comes to pass — 20 years later

February 4, 2019

As a graduate student in 1999, Yale’s Priyamvada Natarajan made a prediction about cosmic winds and black holes. New research has just proved her right.

In cell replication, information is thermodynamic power

February 1, 2019

A study has found most of the heat generated when cells divide comes not from DNA replication, but from cells’ coordination and information signaling system.

What the NFL can tell us about longevity: There’s no need to act your age

January 31, 2019

This Sunday’s Super Bowl will feature a 40-something QB up against a rival who’s only in his 20s. But does age really matter? Yale SEAS researchers weigh in.