Science & Technology


Gruber Foundation Prizes in genetics, neuroscience, and cosmology announced

May 10, 2018

The Gruber Foundation will award $1.5 million to scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of genetics, neuroscience and cosmology.

Max Planck-Yale Center for Biodiversity Movement and Global Change launched

May 9, 2018

Together with the Max Planck Society, Yale launched the Max Planck–Yale Center for Biodiversity Movement and Global Change with a daylong symposium on May 2.

Robert Crabtree elected to U.K.’s national science academy

May 9, 2018

Robert Crabtree, the C.P. Whitehead Professor of Chemistry, is among 50 scientists elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, the U.K.’s national science academy.

$15 million gift to expand Blavatnik Fund for innovation in life sciences

May 9, 2018

The new grant will build on the fund’s early successes in bolstering translational research and propelling the work of investigators toward the marketplace.

Yale’s Crews honored by the Royal Society of Chemistry

May 8, 2018

Chemical scientist Craig Crews is a recipient of the Khorana Prize for outstanding achievement in research at the chemistry and life science interface.

Afghanistan robotics team meets Yale mentors

May 7, 2018

The all-female Afghan robotics team visited Yale on Monday, May 7 to get help preparing for the summer’s First Global, an international robotics contest.

Yale scientists host local students at cardiovascular research center

May 3, 2018

This spring, 70 local teens from Common Ground High School in New Haven visited YSM to learn about the work of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center.

Scientists find the first bird beak, right under their noses

May 2, 2018

Researchers have pieced together the three-dimensional skull of a toothed bird that represents a pivotal moment in the transition from dinosaurs to birds.

Yale physicists find signs of a time crystal

May 2, 2018

Time crystals — a form of matter that “ticks” when exposed to an electromagnetic pulse — may help to build better atomic clocks, gyroscopes, and quantum tech.

Forging connections with China over lunch

May 1, 2018

A recent lunch talk brought together students and faculty participating in a joint biomedical scholarship initiative by Yale and China’s Ministry of Education.