Satellite imagery assists research

October 22, 2004 • 0
Some use maps to analyze history, others use them to track weather, while still others are intently watching swing states flicker between red and blue. But, researchers that collaborate with the Center for Earth Observation at Yale use maps for some unusual scientific purposes. “We study the earth from space,” said Larry Bonneau at the »

Medical School lands grant of $7.5 million

October 6, 2004 • 0
Rewarding its previous success, the National Cancer Institute recently renewed a $7.5 million, five-year grant supporting research into viral causes of cancer at the Yale University School of Medicine. The “Molecular Basis of Viral and Cellular Transformation” grant, currently in its 31st year, supports the research of Daniel DiMaio, the program’s principal investigator, and the »

Gambling elderly found healthier

September 17, 2004 • 2
A recent study gives good reason to postpone your next trip to Vegas or Foxwoods Casino for another 45 years. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have found that older adults who gamble recreationally are more likely to report good health. The study, published in the September 2004 issue of the American Journal of »