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In hunt for elusive alloys, machine learning needs human help

January 19, 2023

A Yale-led research team is working to help machine learning overcome its difficulties in developing new forms of highly useful metallic glass alloys.

AI guidance for instructors and a community conversation regarding ChatGPT

January 18, 2023

Yale’s Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning offers guidance on artificial intelligence and teaching. The center will host an online discussion on Feb. 14.

A geochemical journey from the center of the Earth

January 16, 2023

Yale researchers have a new theory to explain some of the geochemistry of “hotspots” — magma plumes from deep in the Earth that erupt at the surface.

Leading cognitive neuroscientist Kia Nobre to join Yale’s Wu Tsai Institute

January 13, 2023

Currently at Oxford, Nobre will join Yale’s faculty in July 2023 and will direct the Wu Tsai Institute’s Center for Neurocognition and Behavior.

Yale’s van Dokkum honored for developing novel telescope

January 13, 2023

Yale astronomer Pieter van Dokkum has received the Royal Astronomical Society’s Jackson-Gwilt Medal for innovations in instrumentation.

Exploring the planets at Yale’s observatory

January 11, 2023

SOM students check out the night sky at Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory & Planetarium with the help of astronomy enthusiast Joandy Pratama ’24 M.B.A.

Well-being for teens: A popular course gets a new spin for a new audience

January 10, 2023

This month, Yale’s Laurie Santos will introduce an online version of her popular course on the science of well-being for teenagers.

Setting the table for a pair of hungry black holes

January 9, 2023

A team of astronomers including Yale’s Meg Urry has discovered two supermassive black holes growing simultaneously near the center of a recently merged galaxy.

Introducing Jot — a new tool that help researchers with journal selection

January 9, 2023

Developed by Yale’s Townsend Lab, Jot helps researchers choose the most appropriate scientific journal for the potential publication of their manuscript.

Insights & Outcomes: From secret ‘shoppers’ to hungry ribosomes

January 9, 2023

Yale researchers look at health care inequity, secret shoppers, hungry ribosomes, and the interaction of genes and their environment.