Science & Technology

Yale entrepreneurs are democratizing data to predict flood risks

January 8, 2018

Cloud to Street is a remote-sensing platform that maps floods in near real time, founded by F&ES grads Bessie Schwarz '14 and Beth Tellman '14.

New long-acting, less-toxic HIV drug suppresses virus in humanized mice

January 8, 2018

The new compound may be a promising new candidate to enhance current HIV treatment regimens without increasing toxic side-effects, according to Yale research.

Immune response to Zika virus contributes to fetal harm

January 5, 2018

The same proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can also harm the placenta and fetal development, according to a Yale-led study.

F&ES graduate honored for research on unexpected impact of small ponds

January 5, 2018

Meredith Holgerson ‘16 Ph.D. has received the Raymond L. Lindeman Award, which honors young scientists for outstanding research in the field of aquatic science.

Cellular hitchhikers aid recovery from spinal cord injury

January 5, 2018

The healing effects of stem cells in spinal cord injury can be aided by their ability to move to specific anti-inflammatory cells called M2 macrophages.

Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary ‘rules’

January 5, 2018

Common treeshrews native to Southeast Asia have been shown to break two common bits of evolutionary wisdom: the island rule and Bergmann’s rule.

Single-cell ‘computers’ help guide learned behavior

January 4, 2018

The nervous system has the capacity to change based on experience, which may underpin the formation and retrieval of memories, according to new Yale research.

Leptin hormone spurs body’s shift from burning carbs to fat

January 4, 2018

New insights into the hormone leptin have been discovered by Yale research, with significant implications for our understanding of human metabolism.

At Yale’s West Campus, a new home for vanguard ‘biology of art’ class

January 3, 2018

In the groundbreaking new course, cultural heritage and molecular biophysics are combined to help students take a novel approach to a variety of subjects.

Improving learning at YSN with clinical co-teaching

January 3, 2018

Biological sciences are illuminated by clinical examples — and vice-versa — thanks to an innovative course taught by Patrice O’Neill-Wilhelm and Sharen McKay.