Quarantine seeks to “play it safe”
Although the test came back negative, President Salovey said in a Thursday email that the researchers would continue their quarantine for 21 days, in adherence to guidelines established by the state of Connecticut.
CS department short on faculty
Last Tuesday, computer science department chair Joan Feigenbaum received an unpleasant reminder in her mailbox.
Fat burning process uncovered
A brain pathway underlying the browning of fat cells may guard against obesity, a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found.
Neurotherapy more successful for some
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine studying obsessive-compulsive disorder are moving closer to personalizing treatments to individuals’ brains.
Protesters criticize U.S. global health priorities
Fewer than 24 hours after tests for Ebola on a patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital came back negative, students gathered outside the Yale School of Public Health to generate awareness of healthcare discrepancies between Africa and the United States.
Physics Olympiad hosts 200 high schoolers
On Saturday, 200 high school students from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts descended on Sloane Physics Lab to join in a competition designed to test students’ functional understanding of physics.
Ebola threat puts response plans in focus
Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.
On Ebola, Yale panel calls for solidarity
In the midst of a false alarm over the possibility of a patient with Ebola in New Haven, panelists at the Yale Ebola Task Force’s first event yesterday afternoon made a resounding call for solidarity and rationality in the face of the current epidemic.
Ebola scare ends with negative test
After local, state and federal health officials scrambled to address a possible case of Ebola, they found that the disease has not yet spread to the Elm City.