Cooperation reduces racial categorization
A common enemy can bring people together regardless of traditionally divisive factors like race. And a new study suggests peaceful cooperation can create the same effect.
Tarantula venom kills pain
Researchers at Yale are the first to demonstrate that tarantula venom could also serve as an effective painkiller for humans.
Google grant supports mapping
A group of eight students, faculty and staff from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) recently received a grant from Google to map a 22,000-acre ranch in Wyoming.
Yalies in hunt for million
A group of students from the Schools of Public Health and Management are among 300 teams progressing to the semi-final round of the Hult Prize Competition.
Snow dampens Dinosaur Days
Many Connecticut children spent this week back in school instead of at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History studying dinosaurs.
Neuroscience of love explored
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a Yale study published on Feb. 12 investigated the brain regions that may help us wish others well.
Children, monkeys transfer generosity
New research conducted at the Yale Psychology Department suggests young children and even monkeys have a more nuanced understanding of generosity than previously thought.
Med School to see reform
Starting in the fall, the School of Medicine will reform its curriculum to emphasize clinical knowledge.