Science & Technology


How plants know the difference between night and day

August 21, 2019

In a new study, Yale researchers shed new light on how plants use specialized photoreceptor proteins as biochemical light switches.

Researchers show how age can damage DNA

August 20, 2019

A new Yale study of yeast quantifies how the age of a cell affects the repair of breaks in both strands of the DNA molecule, which lead to genomic instability.

How do humans survive infections? Study pinpoints the role of a key hormone

August 19, 2019

New Yale-led research shows how a hormone called GDF15 helps the body to tolerate inflammation while fighting off infections like sepsis.

Batista and Szabó appointed to endowed chairs

August 15, 2019

Victor Salvador Batista and Zoltán Szabó were appointed to endowed professorships.

Victor Batista named the Huffman Professor of Chemistry

August 15, 2019

Batista focuses his research on the development of rigorous and practical methods for simulations of quantum processes in complex systems

Researchers describe building blocks of HIV’s protective shell

August 14, 2019

New research into capsids — protective proteins that help HIV thrive — may lead to new ways to boost the immune system’s defenses against the virus.

REVU puts ‘boots on the ground’ to get vets research experience

August 13, 2019

The Research Experience for Veteran Undergraduates program is a nine-week summer research program that immerses a select group of vets in the scientific life.

Finding a cosmic fog within shattered intergalactic ‘pancakes’

August 13, 2019

With a groundbreaking computer simulation, a Yale-led team of astronomers has gained new information about the vast space — and matter — in between galaxies.

Haskins builds bridges between scientists and educators at Summer Institute

August 12, 2019

This year’s Summer Institute, hosted by Haskins Laboratories, was entitled “The Literate Brain: Linking Researchers with Practitioners.”

Yale scientists zero in on atomic driver of tumor formation

August 9, 2019

New research out of the Yale Chemical Biology Institute sheds light on the link between the human microbiome and the development of colorectal cancers.