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“Turkish Einstein,” Yale chemistry professor, dies

April 24, 2015 • 0
To those who knew him, Oktay Sinanoglu was more than just a scientist.
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Med school compensation challenges stem from university prestige

April 24, 2015 • 0
Yale may sit at the top of research institution rankings, but in times of financial uncertainty, this status actually hurts its researchers’ salaries.
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Layoffs will only be last resort, YNHH admins say

April 24, 2015 • 0
Though Yale-New Haven Hospital has vowed to make staffing cuts a last resort, many fear that if Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget is passed unamended, patient care will suffer due to a shortage in nurses employed by the Yale New Haven Health System.
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Yale Systems Biology Institute space opens on West Campus

April 24, 2015 • 0
On Tuesday morning, nearly 100 scientists from across the country sat in a West Campus Auditorium preparing for a two-day conference celebrating the renovation of the Yale Systems Biology Institute’s space.
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Med school will fight against racial discrimination legal complaint

April 22, 2015 • 0
Facing a legal complaint alleging retaliation on the part of Richard Lifton, professor and chair of genetics at the School of Medicine, Yale faculty and administrators are prepared to fight what they consider to be a “frivolous” complaint.
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Ability to imagine smells linked to obesity

April 21, 2015 • 0
The ability to vividly imagine the smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies — among other odors — may be a risk factor for weight gain, according to a new study out of the Yale School of Medicine.
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Level of exposure to World Trade Center attacks impacts PTSD rates

April 21, 2015 • 0
A recent study may shine a light on the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in police officers after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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Brain death criteria more defined in higher-income nations

April 21, 2015 • 0
Harvesting the organs of a living person is generally considered morally reprehensible, but the aversion tends to fade when the person in question no longer has a functioning brain or any hope of recovery.
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Study could help reduce tiger killings

April 21, 2015 • 0
A new Yale study may help save the tigers.
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Husbands’ physical activity predicts wives’ mental health

April 21, 2015 • 0
Marry a spouse who exercises. That is the takeaway from a new Yale study that shows that wives whose husbands complete more physical activity are less depressed.
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Entrepreneurship weekend awards thousands in prizes

April 20, 2015 • 0
For the first time, three leading entrepreneurial contests at Yale joined forces to put together one blockbuster weekend of business pitch competitions.
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UP CLOSE: Frugal or faulty? The cost of mental health in Connecticut

April 17, 2015 • 0
The theme for the day was health, and the budgets of the Department of Public Health, the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services were the topics of discussion. In short, they were being slashed.