Self-interest beneficial in relationships
A new psychology study undertaken by researchers at the University of Toronto and Yale found that people have more difficulty rejecting an undesirable potential date when they believe the person actually exists.
Pregnancy hormone may reduce cocaine use
Postpartum women with cocaine addictions may have an easier time achieving lasting abstinence with the help of the naturally occurring hormone progesterone.
Treating schistosomiasis, hitting malaria
Two of the most socioeconomically devastating parasitic diseases in tropical countries — malaria and schistosomiasis — may be closely linked in their infection processes, a recent Yale study has found.
Despite server crash, YHack flourishes
On Friday and Saturday, the rooms of West Campus 410 were so crowded that Yale Hackathon organizer and founder Kevin Tan ’16 could not find a place to hold a meeting.
Teaching and learning online, unconventionally
A decade ago, if professor Diana Kleiner had had a crucial question about a detail on a Roman ruin in the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, she would have had to get on a plane.
Peabody haunts, hoping to attract adults
Last night, zombies, princesses, pirates, cowboys and an 85-pound Burmese python all had a chance to mingle among the dinosaurs in the darkened halls of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Ebola deaths could skyrocket, Yale researchers say
An apparent decrease in newly reported Ebola cases in Liberia — according to data released from the World Health Organization — seems more promising than it actually is, according to scientists at the Yale Schools of Public Health and Medicine and the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.