Wang talks prisons and healthcare

Eighty percent of prisoners already have chronic medical conditions that require longitudinal medical care — and 95 percent of all prisoners will eventually be released back into society.

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YUPP talks social justice

Last night, the Afro-American Cultural Center hosted a discussion on a new social justice project called We Are All Criminals.

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New group to promote socioeconomic discussion

The discussion around socioeconomic class at Yale appears to be picking up steam.

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Insulin key in neuron regeneration

Age may not cause our nervous system to deteriorate, according to new research from the Yale School of Medicine. Axons, or nerve fibers, tend to grow and repair themselves more slowly as they age, and Yale researchers have discovered that insulin pathways, already known for regulating life span, also regulate neurons’ ability to regenerate. Their […]

Sci-Tech

Dunham investigates development, social psychology

New Yale professor of psychology Yarrow Dunham wants to understand what makes social groups tick.

Sci-Tech

Connecticut start-ups awarded $5 million

Connecticut’s “Innovation Ecosystem,” a program launched last year by Gov. Dannel Malloy to invest in emerging Connecticut businesses, is awarding $5 million to start-ups in an effort to support entrepreneurship in the state. The funds will come from the $626 million jobs bill approved by the state legislature in 2011. The money will be divided […]

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Brain region helps us learn from our mistakes

To err may be human — but a new Yale study has revealed the brain region that prevents us from making the same mistake twice.

Sci-Tech

Obesity plagues Elm City

Obesity and diabetes are more prevalent in low-income New Haven neighborhoods, according to a report by DataHaven.

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Elm City disparities persist

New Haven continues to face severe racial and income disparities in quality of health and educational achievement, according to a report released by DataHaven.

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Power outage disrupts Metro-North service

A power outage Wednesday has disrupted the daily commute of nearly 125,000 riders on the Metro-North railroad.

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Unused state bonds stir debate

According to a report released Wednesday, the state has approximately $6 billion tied up in authorized but unissued bonds.

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State announces $400M surplus for 2013

The state of Connecticut reported a budget surplus for the 2013 fiscal year early last week.

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