With creation of artificial organism, a leap in biocontainment
A decadelong effort in artificial biology has culminated in the creation of artificial bacteria that cannot survive outside of the environment for which they are designed. If picked up by industry, this advancement could ensure that potentially dangerous artificial bacteria do not get into the environment.
A paradox of approval with the HPV vaccine
Parents are hesitant to have their own children vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus at the appropriate age — 11 to 12 years — despite approving of the age guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds.
With increased wealth, religions take a moral stand
The Notorious B.I.G. was famed for claiming, “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems,” but a new article from Yale psychology graduate student Konika Banerjee GRD ’17 and psychology professor Paul Bloom argues that the reality is different.
New YMCA opens on Chapel
Nine years after New Haven Fitness opened at 900 Chapel St., a new branch of the YMCA is taking its place.