Yale creates Ebola task force
Seven months into an Ebola epidemic that has claimed over 3,300 lives and infected more than 7,100 people, the Yale public health community is getting involved. On Sept. 9, the Yale Ebola Task Force, led by Director of the Yale Global Health Initiative and Branford College Master Elizabeth Bradley, sat down over dinner to discuss »
Ebola researchers to sequester themselves
Two graduate student researchers at the Yale School of Public Health preparing to return from Liberia have agreed to sequester themselves for three weeks in case they have contracted Ebola.
Video evidence not immune from bias
The study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology in September explains why observers reach different conclusions from the same video evidence.
Minjoo Lee talks solar panels
The News sat down with Professor Minjoo Larry Lee to understand the latest about his research on solar cell technology.
Deliberation determines selfishness, study finds
Deliberation may make individuals more selfish. In a study published in early September, Yale psychology professor David Rand and graduate student Gordon T. Kraft-Todd GRD ’20 found that people who made intuitive decisions in a money-pooling game were more likely to act in the group’s interest.
Monkey business reveals theory of mind
A new Yale study analyzing monkey brains during competitive activity may help scientists better understand strategic and social reasoning in human beings.
Yale Develops New Metal
The iPhone 6 was just released, and that means a whole new set of phone accessories are hitting the shelves. And the newest, most durable phone case might be coming from Yale. Correction: The person identified as Jittisa Ketkaew at 1:29 is actually a colleague, Wen Chen.
Public Health struggles with financial aid
A week after the Harvard School of Public Health received a $350 million donation, the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) is still struggling to retain applicants who are being offered better financial aid packages from other schools.