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Vegan conference draws diverse crowd

February 18, 2013 • 0
This weekend, 120 Ivy League students converged on campus for the second annual iV: Ivy League Vegan Conference.
In the wake of the Newtown shooting, the March for Change rally sought to persuade state legislators to tighten gun laws.
City

March for Change draws thousands to Hartford

February 15, 2013 • 0
Marking the two-month anniversary of the shooting in Newtown, a crowd of 5,500 gathered on the state Capitol to demonstrate for stricter gun laws.
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Alzheimer caregiver health examined

February 12, 2013 • 0
Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease for its victims — but it can also take a toll on a patient’s caregiver.
University

Kline renovations on track

January 31, 2013 • 0
Renovations of the Kline Chemistry Laboratory are proceeding on schedule with little impact on classes or faculty research.
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Scientists investigate fly swarms

January 29, 2013 • 0
Researchers have found a mechanism to analyze fly swarms, which may provide valuable insight into the structure of animal collectives.
University

Professors experiment with iPads in the classroom

January 23, 2013 • 0
English professor Barbara Stuart once asked students in her food writing class to compare recipes in different cookbooks — now, there’s an app for that.
Sci-Tech

Therapy ineffective for opioid addiction

January 22, 2013 • 0
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is not an effective way to treat opioid dependence, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine.
A recent Yale School of Medicine study suggests a link between obesity and fructose, which is found in foods containing high-fructose corn syrup.
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Overeating linked to sugar consumption

January 15, 2013 • 0
Ingesting fructose can lead to brain activity that promotes overeating, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine.
Jane Pickering, deputy director of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, was praised for the breadth and depth of her contributions to the museum.
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Peabody leader goes to Harvard

December 12, 2012 • 0
Jane Pickering, deputy director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, will be leaving Yale for its northern rival in January.
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City

Sandy link to climate change questioned

November 9, 2012 • 1327
A week after Yalies huddled up in their dorms last week under a campus-wide curfew during Hurricane Sandy, some, including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have begun to blame the late-October hurricane on climate change.
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Antibiotic resistance killing off bees

November 6, 2012 • 787
Yale researchers have identified a potential culprit in a nationwide increase of honeybee deaths — resistance to an important antibiotic. In the Oct. 30 issue of the mBio journal, Yale professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Nancy Moran published a study showing that beneficial bacteria found in the guts of honeybees have acquired genes that »
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Nanoparticles reduce herpes symptoms

October 23, 2012 • 1116
Yale researchers have developed nanoparticle technology that could one day cure herpes simplex virus type 2, or HSV-2. Mark Saltzman, chair of the biomedical engineering department of the Yale School of Medicine, and researchers in his laboratory have been working to develop nanoparticles to decrease symptom severity and boost survival rates of mice with HSV-2. »