Science & Technology


Carefully, Yale labs stir to life across campus

June 16, 2020

As reactivation gets underway, the estimated 4,000 members of Yale’s research community are heading back to campus — with both great joy and great caution.

Fossil hunting? Look for the clay halo

June 12, 2020

Kaolinite, a mineral found in certain fine-grained rocks around the world, is a key ingredient for preserving some of the earliest forms of complex life.

Gruber Neuroscience Prize awarded to three for their work on axon guidance

June 11, 2020

The 2020 Gruber Neuroscience Prize has been awarded to Friedrich Bonhoeffer, Corey Goodman, and Marc Tessier-Lavigne.

An experimental new method to study disease, including COVID-19

June 10, 2020

Yale Cancer Center scientists have developed a new cell screening method for agents that alter biologic functions.

Fighting social isolation with robots

June 9, 2020

Social distancing can be particularly tough for elementary-age children. A team of Yale roboticists have come up with a solution.

Workshop highlights mathematical modeling as valuable COVID-19 tool

June 8, 2020

Sophisticated mathematical modeling and quantitative science were the topics of the fourth virtual YSM Dean’s Workshop on the COVID-19 pandemic, held May 21.

Anthony Koleske appointed Ensign Professor of MB&B and Neuroscience

June 8, 2020

Koleske, deputy dean for scientific affairs for the basic sciences, studies the biochemical mechanisms that control changes in cell shape and movement.

Yale app Hunala aims to be ‘Waze for coronavirus’

June 5, 2020

The free app provides a daily snapshot of personal and regional risk for COVID-19 infection based on CDC data and users’ own self-reported information.

Q&A about the HASTE Data Science Workshop and COVID-19

June 1, 2020

The HASTE Data Science Workshop series brings together researchers from numerous disciplines to present COVID-19 related research.

Ahoy! ‘Oumuamua may be a hydrogen iceberg

May 29, 2020

The first known interstellar object to pass through Earth’s solar system may be a 900-foot hydrogen iceberg, say researchers.