December 18, 2017
Nearly 25 trillion miles away, Alpha Centauri is our closest neighbor — could it be home to a habitable planet? New research is bringing us closer to an answer.
December 14, 2017
Artificial intelligence can beat chess champs, but can it come up with a good joke? Thanks to computational linguistics, the answer might be “yes.”
While green technologies like solar and wind do create some carbon emissions, they prevent much more by displacing fossil fuels, according to a new study.
December 13, 2017
Can modern sexual harassment be chalked up to natural selection? Not at all, argues Yale’s Richard G. Bribiescas — citing no less an authority than Darwin.
Yale researchers have developed a method of analyzing individual brains that allows them to successfully predict the subjects’ IQs, their sex, and more.
The shells of tumble-prone giant tortoises on the Galapagos Islands may not do them any favors, according to new research.
Named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Yale's Marla Geha will receive $1 million to help expand science education for veterans.
New Haven-based startup Quantum Circuits Inc. is using Yale research to build the first ever quantum computer — a leap forward from modern digital technology.
December 12, 2017
Ph.D. candidates Stefan Uddenberg and Michael Lopez-Brau won “Best Hack to Counter Fake News” at YHack with a Google Chrome extension called “Open Mind.”
The small-molecule inhibitor, named NGI-1, shows promise as a treatment for Zika, dengue, West Nile, and yellow fever viruses.