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Renamed astrophysics major revamps curriculum

October 27, 2014 • 0
This semester, changes are afoot in the astronomy department.
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Quarantine seeks to “play it safe”

October 21, 2014 • 0
Although the test came back negative, President Salovey said in a Thursday email that the researchers would continue their quarantine for 21 days, in adherence to guidelines established by the state of Connecticut.
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CS department short on faculty

October 21, 2014 • 0
Last Tuesday, computer science department chair Joan Feigenbaum received an unpleasant reminder in her mailbox.
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Fat burning process uncovered

October 21, 2014 • 0
A brain pathway underlying the browning of fat cells may guard against obesity, a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found.
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Self-esteem tied to aggression in male teens

October 21, 2014 • 0
A new Yale study may help psychologists deal with aggression among high-risk male youths.
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Neurotherapy more successful for some

October 21, 2014 • 0
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine studying obsessive-compulsive disorder are moving closer to personalizing treatments to individuals’ brains.
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Protesters criticize U.S. global health priorities

October 20, 2014 • 0
Fewer than 24 hours after tests for Ebola on a patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital came back negative, students gathered outside the Yale School of Public Health to generate awareness of healthcare discrepancies between Africa and the United States.
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Conference brings together law and public health

October 20, 2014 • 0
Experts from the legal and medical fields gathered on campus this past weekend to discuss the constitutionality of the Food and Drug Administration.
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Physics Olympiad hosts 200 high schoolers

October 20, 2014 • 0
On Saturday, 200 high school students from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts descended on Sloane Physics Lab to join in a competition designed to test students’ functional understanding of physics.
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Part III | Head-On: Tackling concussion policy

October 17, 2014 • 0
With increased media scrutiny levied on concussions, states across the country have imposed new policies and regulations to deal with concussions. While Yale has done the same, the future of the University’s concussion policy remains an open question. This is the final story in a three-part series.
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Ebola threat puts response plans in focus

October 17, 2014 • 0
Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.
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On Ebola, Yale panel calls for solidarity

October 17, 2014 • 0
In the midst of a false alarm over the possibility of a patient with Ebola in New Haven, panelists at the Yale Ebola Task Force’s first event yesterday afternoon made a resounding call for solidarity and rationality in the face of the current epidemic.