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Cancer researchers face harsh funding environment

November 5, 2014 • 0
Research funding from the National Cancer Institute for the state of Connecticut has decreased by 19 percent since 2010
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Simons brought in millions for medical school

November 4, 2014 • 0
Despite current controversy, former School of Medicine cardiology chief Michael Simons was a prolific recipient of research grants for the University.
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Self-interest beneficial in relationships

November 4, 2014 • 0
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.
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Early life stress permanently affects brain development

November 4, 2014 • 0
For the first time, researchers have been able to study in a controlled environment the long term effects of early-life stress on the developing brain.
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Pregnancy hormone may reduce cocaine use

November 4, 2014 • 0
Postpartum women with cocaine addictions may have an easier time achieving lasting abstinence with the help of the naturally occurring hormone progesterone.
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Treating schistosomiasis, hitting malaria

November 4, 2014 • 0
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.
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Professor tapped to teach CS50 at Yale

November 3, 2014 • 0
Yale is one step closer to joining forces with Harvard — at least in computer science.
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Faculty describe mood of “fear” in cardiology department

November 3, 2014 • 0
On the walls of the Yale School of Medicine hang the portraits of previous deans and acclaimed scholars. They have one thing in common — all are male.
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Despite server crash, YHack flourishes

November 3, 2014 • 0
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.
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Teaching and learning online, unconventionally

October 31, 2014 • 0
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.
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Critical of state’s Ebola measures, Boyko released from quarantine

October 31, 2014 • 0
Two weeks after being admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms, Ryan Boyko GRD ’18 has been released from a state-mandated quarantine.
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Peabody haunts, hoping to attract adults

October 31, 2014 • 0
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.