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Longtime Yale biochemist dies

March 28, 2014 • 0
Donald Crothers ’58, a biophysical chemist who served on the Yale faculty for half a century, died on Sunday, March 16 at the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven. He was 77.
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Grant promotes urban forestry awareness

March 28, 2014 • 0
A recent grant from Connecticut should make New Haven a little greener.
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Neurotransmitters predict reading ability

March 25, 2014 • 0
New research may provide a way to predict reading disorders in children, simply by measuring the levels of certain chemicals in the brain.
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Monkeys likely less curious than humans

March 25, 2014 • 0
George may not have been so curious after all, as Yale researchers have shown that humans may be the only primates that learn for learning’s sake.
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Emotions spread through Facebook

March 25, 2014 • 0
Professor of Social and Natural Science Nicholas Christakis ’84 researches the ways in which networks impact behavior, health, and longevity.
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Flu vaccine mandate effective

March 25, 2014 • 0
The number of children hospitalized for the flu in Connecticut plummeted after a recent statewide vaccination mandate, according to a new report co-authored by Yale investigators.
The particular accelerator at the Wright Laboratory is being dismantled, to make room for
new research technologies.
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Nuclear physics lab undergoing renovation

March 24, 2014 • 0
When it finishes taking down its accelerator, Yale’s Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory will have sped into a modern research frontier.
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Former postdoc files suit against University

March 12, 2014 • 0
A former post-doctoral researcher has filed a suit against the University, her supervisor and a former post-doctoral fellow over deliberate tampering with her research.
Sherwin Nuland MED ’55 passed away Monday in his home in Hamden, Conn.
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Sherwin Nuland, leading end-of-life thinker, dies

March 6, 2014 • 0
Sherwin Nuland MED ’55, a Yale surgeon and one of the nation’s lead advocates of patient-directed end-of-life care, died Monday.
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Storefronts boost healthcare enrollment

March 5, 2014 • 0
Connecticut is the only state to offer these retail storefronts, which typically attract about 200 daily visitors hoping to learn more about coverage.
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Prum discusses beauty, evolution

March 5, 2014 • 0
In a Tuesday talk at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale ornithology professor Richard Prum defended beauty.
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Networks key in gun violence

March 4, 2014 • 0
The likelihood of experiencing gun violence may be less about the victims themselves and more about their acquaintances, a Yale study concludes.