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Office of Cooperative Research announces 2018 Pitchfest participants

December 3, 2018

Those selected will pitch in front of industry leaders and are eligible to receive up to $300,000 in funding from the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale.

President’s response to the University Science Strategy Committee’s report

November 28, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 President Salovey sent this message to the Yale community on the university’s top-priority areas for investment across the sciences.

Making sound ‘chill out’

November 27, 2018

Yale scientists have discovered that laser light can be used to cool traveling sound waves in a silicon chip.

Four Yale faculty members named AAAS Fellows

November 27, 2018

Charles Ahn, Richard G. Bribiescas, Christopher G. Burd, and Dragomir Radev have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Study: Alcohol dependence and psychiatric disorders share genetic links

November 26, 2018

Gene variants associated with alcohol dependence are linked to psychiatric disorders such as depression, and to use of cigarettes and other drugs.

A day for science instruments and the people who use them

November 26, 2018

On Nov. 16, the Yale Day of Instrumentation celebrated the tangible evidence of Yale’s commitment to scientific excellence: its array of instrumentation.

Cells beneath the skin explain differences in healing

November 22, 2018

Variations in cells called fibroblasts may explain why skin regeneration is less robust in older people and how certain types of scars form, says a new study.

Solved: The case of the missing bird bones

November 20, 2018

A new study of fossils and embryos of birds has uncovered a key element in the evolution of bird skulls.

Studying science, from the Elm City to the South Pole

November 20, 2018

Faustin Carter ’15 Ph.D. — a former Graduate Student Assembly vice chair — is a postdoctoral researcher at Argonne National Laboratory.

Yale team creates new tool for studying elusive elements of human genome

November 19, 2018

Yale investigators have developed a tool, called ERVmap, that opens the door for new research on the genetic underpinnings of a range of human diseases.