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Yale researchers ‘teleport’ a quantum gate

September 5, 2018

Yale researchers have demonstrated one of the key steps in building modular quantum computers: “teleporting” a quantum gate between two qubits, on demand.

‘Granville Academy’ has its debut

September 5, 2018

Named in honor of Evelyn Boyd Granville ’49 Ph.D., the summer program blends astrophysics tutorials with information about equity and inclusion in STEM.

Colón-Ramos awarded Landis Mentoring Award

September 5, 2018

The new annual honor is awarded to U.S. educators by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health.

Think pink for a better view of climate change

September 4, 2018

A new study says pink noise may be the key to separating out natural climate variability from climate change that is influenced by human activity.

With local action, major economies can get closer to Paris Climate targets

August 30, 2018

Action by cities, states, regions and business can go a long way towards meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, but more support is required

‘Archived’ heat has reached deep into the Arctic interior, researchers say

August 29, 2018

That “archived” heat, currently trapped below the surface, could melt the region’s entire sea-ice pack if it reaches the surface, researchers say.

How scientists developed a breakthrough drug for multiple sclerosis

August 29, 2018

Dr. David Hafler discusses the course of researchers’ understanding of the condition over time, highlighting what he calls the “random walk” of drug discovery.

Carla Staver wins $1 million grant for global wildfire modeling research

August 29, 2018

Staver has won the award from the National Science Foundation to develop a better understanding of wildfires globally.

Dr. Nancy Carrasco named C.N.H. Long Professor

August 29, 2018

Carrasco, who has been appointed the C.N.H. Long Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, is a leader in the study of cell membrane transporters.

Yale Ph.D. student learns from Nobel laureates at Lindau-Nobel meeting

August 29, 2018

Kayoko Shioda, a Ph.D. student in public health, was one of hundreds of young scientists from around the world who met with Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany.