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Unprepared for grad school?

April 22, 2009 • 8
When Leah*, a fifth-year graduate student in the Chemistry Department, decided to go to graduate school, she expected it would be a more intense version of her experience majoring in chemistry at a small liberal arts college. But after only a few semesters at Yale, she realized graduate school was not what she had anticipated. »
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Decoding cell signals

January 22, 2009 • 0
In order to create a symphony, an orchestra requires the subtle contribution of dozens of different musicians, each individual playing the right part at the right moment. Such collective synergy, too, is required by cell-signaling cascades, the complex and interconnected series of pathways through which cells receive and interpret information about their surroundings. A team »