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AI and the First Amendment: A Q&A with Jack Balkin

February 5, 2024

Balkin, founder and director of Yale’s Information Society Project, discusses artificial intelligence and the legal repercussions that may occur as it advances.

High-precision thermometry — straight from the snake pit

February 2, 2024

Yale researchers created a mathematical model that reveals how a pit viper is able to find its dinner in the dead of night.

Natarajan elected to astronomical society for seminal astrophysics research

February 1, 2024

Yale astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan has been elected a fellow of the American Astronomical Society.

At the nanoscale, metallic glasses don’t just go with the flow

February 1, 2024

Yale researchers have uncovered new insights into the properties of metallic glasses — materials as strong as metal but as pliable as plastic.

Can ChatGPT accelerate social science research?

January 31, 2024

After spending years designing a computer-based method to measure “typicality,” researchers found ChatGPT could duplicate the results at a fraction of the cost.

Cardiology digital tools help model clinical decision-making

January 30, 2024

A new digital tool created by Yale clinical fellow Jiun-Ruey Hu and his team could help enhance decision-making for clinicians in cardiovascular medicine.

Achieving sustainable urban growth on a global scale

January 25, 2024

Leading scientists call for an urgent change in the governance of urban expansion as the world’s cities continue to grow at unprecedented rates.

As Peabody nears reopening, fossil preparators bring life to ancient beasts

January 25, 2024

As the Yale Peabody Museum prepares to reopen after a major renovation, a team of skilled specialists is helping its smaller fossil exhibits come to life.

Study: Oil sands pollutants greatly exceed previous reports

January 25, 2024

A team of Yale and Canadian researchers found that many pollutants in the air related to Canadian oil sands greatly exceed the emissions previously reported.

Devoret, Schoelkopf awarded Comstock Prize in Physics for quantum advances

January 22, 2024

The National Academy of Sciences recognized Michel Devoret and Robert Schoelkopf for their innovative work in quantum information processing.