Sci-Tech

Tour gives public a look into Army medicine

April 14, 2011 • 0
Army officials offered tours of a mobile surgery unit to the public at the School of Medicine Wednesday. Members of the West Hartford-based 947th Forward Surgical Team, who are being deployed to Iraq in early May, hosted a tour of one of their Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelter Units in Edward S. Harkness Memorial Hall. Attended »
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Yale professor invents no-scar surgical device

February 18, 2011 • 1
At the Yale School of Medicine on Wednesday, professor and surgeon Kurt Roberts presented his new invention, the Roberts Retractor, which allows abdomen surgery to be done with a single incision, a serious improvement over the current three to four required. The event was sponsored by Yale’s Office of Cooperative Research and attended by small »
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Historic homes go green

January 26, 2011 • 1
A new company is looking to turn purchasing energy efficient historic homes into an affordable option. Verdigris Ventures, started by Nancy Greenberg ’78 LAW ’83 and Corey Stone SOM ’85 in mid-2010, specializes in restoring historic homes to become more energy-efficient. The group has completed one project so far, the renovation of the James L. »
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Tech-savvy parking meters

January 19, 2011 • 9
Parking in downtown New Haven just got easier, smarter and greener. Last week New Haven’s Department of Transportation replaced 48 old, mechanical parking meters with new, credit-card accepting, wireless meters as part of a 90 day trial run. While the meters are solar-powered, they are attractive for city officials because they collect data on parking »