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Study examines reducing porn use

October 7, 2014 • 0
A new Yale study sheds light on what may be the most effective strategies for curbing porn use.
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YNHH to build musculoskeletal research center

October 3, 2014 • 0
Yale has quietly begun building a new clinical and research center for musculoskeletal diseases, set to open in 2016 or 2017.
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Yale creates Ebola task force

October 3, 2014 • 0
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 »
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Ebola researchers to sequester themselves

October 2, 2014 • 0
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.
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Video evidence not immune from bias

September 30, 2014 • 0
The study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology in September explains why observers reach different conclusions from the same video evidence.
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Minjoo Lee talks solar panels

September 30, 2014 • 0
The News sat down with Professor Minjoo Larry Lee to understand the latest about his research on solar cell technology.
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Deliberation determines selfishness, study finds

September 30, 2014 • 0
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.
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Autism may be predicted by overgrowth

September 30, 2014 • 0
Researchers have identified another factor in the development of autism spectrum disorder: body overgrowth in early childhood.
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Monkey business reveals theory of mind

September 30, 2014 • 0
A new Yale study analyzing monkey brains during competitive activity may help scientists better understand strategic and social reasoning in human beings.
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Yale Develops New Metal

September 26, 2014 • 0
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.
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Public Health struggles with financial aid

September 26, 2014 • 0
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.
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Biology building still in flux

September 26, 2014 • 0
Deliberations for the construction of the Yale Biology Building are in the works — still.