Partnership to encourage HIV/AIDS research
The Yale School of Public Health has formalized a 16-year-old partnership with Saint Petersburg State University in Russia to help combat HIV/AIDS. On October 11th, the universities agreed to create a new behavioral health research center based in St. Petersburg that will produce research on HIV/AIDS public health interventions. The two Universities have collaborated since »
Scientists experiment with crowdsourcing
As grants from federal organizations become increasingly difficult to secure, researchers at Yale and across the nation are turning to a new source of support: the public.
Brain recognizes sugar, artificial sweeteners
Not only can the brain can distinguish artificial sweeteners from sugar, but the body over time will display a strong preference for the latter, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and John B. Pierce Laboratory have found.
Conn. may ban indoor tanning for minors
The proposed bill would prevent all indoor tanning salons in the state from serving people under 18 years of age, unless they have the written consent of a physician.
GSA exploring new transportation lines
The Graduate Student Assembly is considering offering students new transit options for the Westville, Edgewood and Dwight neighborhoods amidst concerns that Yale’s campus is inaccessible for some of its off-campus graduate students.
Hunger programs feel sequester pinch
Connecticut will face substantial cuts to both elderly nutrition programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.