Zimmer puts H1N1 in evolutionary context

November 13, 2009 • 1
Charles Darwin may be long dead, but his theories are alive and well in the swine flu epidemic. Before an audience of about 100 at the Peabody Museum Auditorium Thursday night, Yale lecturer Carl Zimmer ’87 said evolution is at work as the fast mutation rate of swine flu makes it a public health hazard. »

Rell cuts state funds for airport

November 11, 2009 • 4
Tweed New Haven Regional Airport has lost $75,000 in state funding, but its managers are not worrying. Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced the $75,000 cut last week as part of $34 million in cuts to the Connecticut state budget. The airport will lose $75,000 over the next two years, representing a 5 percent cut to »