Ryan Groves talked about his organization Wishing Well: Water for the World during a Saybrook Master’s Tea.
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Wishing Well founder talks water crises

October 14, 2011 • 0
Ryan Groves wants to end the world’s water crisis in his lifetime by building one well at a time. Groves is the president and co-founder of Wishing Well: Water for the World, an international nonprofit organization that raises money to build wells in developing countries. He spoke to a group of students and community members »
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Groves talks water crises

October 14, 2011 • 0
Ryan Groves wants to end the world’s water crisis in his lifetime by building one well at a time. Groves is the president and cofounder of Wishing Well: Water for the World, an international nonprofit organization that raises money to build wells in developing countries. He spoke to a group of students and community members »
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Link between family history, brain tumors found

September 7, 2011 • 0
Those who have parents, siblings or offspring who have suffered from a brain tumor have a greater chance of developing one themselves, a study by the Yale School of Public Health has found. The results of the study, published in the July 22 issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery, showed a significant link between meningiomas »
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Three Yalies win Pulitzers

April 19, 2011 • 2
Eighteen years ago, David Leonhardt ’95 stepped into then-Graduate School Dean Richard Levin’s office to offer his congratulations to Levin’s secretary. Her boss, he said, was slated to become the next University President. Colleagues of Leonhardt, then editor in chief of the News, had a hunch that Levin had been selected for the job. The »
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Study links obesity, infertility

March 30, 2011 • 1
Children of obese women could be less fertile than children born to women of a healthier body weight, a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found. The research, conducted by obstetrics and gynecology professor Hugh Taylor, investigated the relationship between obesity and fertility in mice. The researchers found that when women are »
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New handbook for New Haven cyclists

March 30, 2011 • 0
Elm City cyclists now have a nifty handbook to accompany the over eight miles of new bike lanes launched two years ago. New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced at a press conference held Tuesday morning at The Devil’s Gear Bike Shop the release of a handbook titled “Street Smarts Smart Cycling”, a 48-page guide »
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Commission to vote on train purchase

February 23, 2011 • 1
While new Metro-North rail cars will make their debut in a month, riders will have to wait at least three years before they can buy a happy hour drink in a bar car. The Connecticut bond commission will vote Thursday on the purchase of 38 new M-8 railcars, said Metro North press secretary Marjorie Anders. »
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Photosynthesis: the next generation

November 17, 2010 • 0
Basic high school biology could help increase crop yields. New information about a more efficient type of photosynthesis that could be used to increase farm production and reduce the amount of carbon in the air has been uncovered by scientists at Yale, Cornell’s Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Iowa State University and the University »
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At Yale, supercomputer drives you

September 22, 2010 • 0
Engineers from Yale and New York University have collaborated to create a supercomputer that can process visual information faster than ever before. This system, called NeuFlow, uses technology that is based on how the human visual system comprehends its surroundings, said Selcuk Talay, a postdoctoral associate at the School of Engineering & Applied Science and »
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West Nile virus reappears in Conn.

September 17, 2010 • 0
A new strain of West Nile virus has shown up in Connecticut, but Yale and New Haven officials say there is no cause for alarm. This recent strain is transmitted more quickly than older strains, said Theodore Andreadis, the head of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station’s environmental sciences department. Although West Nile virus activity could »