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YEI launches new prize with tech firm Numenta

April 16, 2015 • 0
The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute is launching a $10,000 prize in partnership with Silicon Valley-based company Numenta, which works on machine intelligence.
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With rediscovery of dinosaur species, Peabody renames skeleton

April 16, 2015 • 0
The Brontosaurus is back.
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UP CLOSE: At med school, diversity lags behind the times

April 14, 2015 • 0
In the last year, the Yale School of Medicine has been hit with accusations of harassment, intimidation and bullying. But it is issues like promotion, tenure and largely white, male leadership that women and minorities struggle with on a day-to-day basis.
parental criticism - ashlyn oakes
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Nurture, not nature behind somatic symptoms in teens

April 14, 2015 • 0
Parental criticism can lead to adolescent somatic symptoms, a new study has found.
climate change - ashlyn oakes
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Numbers key in climate change messaging

April 14, 2015 • 0
In persuading people of the scientific consensus on human-caused climate change, a new study shows that two factors are especially important for increasing awareness — providing numbers and soliciting estimates.
fatigue - caroline tisdale
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Fatigue in cancer patients can be predicted

April 14, 2015 • 0
Scientists may be able to predict who gets tired, and when, according to a new study from Yale that examined over 500 cancer patients.
persuasion - annelisa leinbach
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Q&A: Ethical persuasion of patients

April 14, 2015 • 0
The News spoke with Oleksandr Dubov to hear his thoughts on standard practice of decision-making in critical care, the power of framing information and how doctors should responsibly use that power.
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UP CLOSE | Tech life after Yale

April 10, 2015 • 0
Sporting a Dropbox T-shirt he had received the semester before at a technology career fair, Michael Hopkins ’15 gesticulated excitedly, laughing at his own outfit.
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Merck licenses new technology for $434 million

April 10, 2015 • 0
New Haven-based Arvinas has agreed to co-develop its novel drug development technology with pharmaceutical giant Merck in a deal worth up to $434 million.
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Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16 remembered as champion for mental health

April 9, 2015 • 0
Meghan Sullivan NUR ’16, who was dedicated to caring for mental health and substance abuse patients, died suddenly on Tuesday.
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At med school, grants provide uncertain salary

April 9, 2015 • 0
While the faculty of the Yale School of Medicine are considered by many to be leaders in the medical community, even tenured professors face uncertainty regarding one of the basic logistics of any job: a reliable paycheck.
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Online PA program proposal rejected

April 9, 2015 • 0
The Yale School of Medicine’s recently announced online Physician Associate program was not approved as a mere “class expansion” to the existing program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, which published its decision online last Thursday.