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“Game-changer” grants awarded to Yale researchers

November 13, 2014 • 0
Two Yale researchers won grants from the National Science Foundation that may help reveal the secrets of the particles and life forms in the Universe.
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From class project to health startup

November 13, 2014 • 0
Two Yale College students hope to launch an Android application this evening that aims to increase vaccination rates in the developing world.
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Boyko planned to fight quarantine in court

November 11, 2014 • 0
After state authorities ordered that he remain quarantined for 20 days, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 was planning to challenge the order in court.
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Non-coding regions tied to autoimmune diseases

November 11, 2014 • 0
A team of researchers at Yale, University of California, San Francisco, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have identified the specific genetic variations that cause 21 autoimmune diseases. What is more, they have proposed a novel role for gene regulation in human disease.
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People cooperate to their disadvantage

November 11, 2014 • 0
Conceptions of fairness guide individuals to share, even when different strategies exist that could create greater equality, according to a new Yale study bridging psychology and economics.
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Working together, two brain regions arrest impulses

November 11, 2014 • 0
Two brain regions play complementary roles when people stop themselves from blurting out that inappropriate comment or walking into an oncoming car, researchers have found.
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Multi-pronged intervention most effective in stemming Ebola

November 11, 2014 • 0
Using data gathered on the ground in Liberia, Yale researchers have been able to run simulations to answer the question: How best can the world stem the Ebola epidemic?
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YLS conference talks health law

November 10, 2014 • 0
Fifty years after the passage of Medicare and Medicaid, and four years after the passage of the landmark Affordable Care Act, the Yale Law School hosted a conference to examine the current state of health law in the United States.
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Ebola benefit concert promotes solidarity

November 10, 2014 • 0
Five performing groups joined together Saturday night in Battell Chapel for a benefit concert meant to increase campus awareness of Ebola and fundraise for disease relief.
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Yalies dance for Ebola relief

November 7, 2014 • 0
One week after being released from quarantine, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 received a welcoming hug from Associate Dean of the School of Art Samuel Messer — signaling the community’s embrace of Boyko’s Ebola relief efforts. Boyko, who was quarantined for three weeks after helping model the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, served as a guest speaker »
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Grant may help Yale increase lab diversity

November 6, 2014 • 0
This year, Yale will be welcoming its first five participants in a new, National Institutes of Health-funded diversity program.
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Ebola inspires fear and awe, writer says

November 6, 2014 • 0
Richard Preston never foresaw the devastating impact Ebola would have on West Africa today.