Snow dampens Dinosaur Days
Many Connecticut children spent this week back in school instead of at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History studying dinosaurs.
Dinosaur eggs arrive at Peabody
This past Saturday, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History opened its doors to a traveling exhibition of dinosaur eggs.
Risky driving identified by balloon pumps
A simple computer game where people inflate balloons may someday predict an individual’s likelihood of being in a car accident, report researchers at the Yale School of Medicine. The Balloon Analog Risk Task (BART) is a common assessment of behavioral risk-taking that has been previously shown to correlate with a range of dangerous behaviors. In »
Cause of Tourette Syndrome discovered
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are the first to show that a mutation to a single gene can cause Tourette Syndrome (TS). While a previous Yale study showed that a mutation to the histamine-producing gene HDC co-occurred with TS, the study published in the journal Neuron on Jan. 8 demonstrated a causal link »
Babies hesitant to touch plants
A new Yale study suggests that humans should thank evolution for our hesitation to reach out and touch poison ivy.