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Study links health, academic achievement

February 25, 2014 • 0
Helping kids do better in school might be as easy as removing televisions from the bedroom.
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Cooperation reduces racial categorization

February 25, 2014 • 0
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.
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Q&A: Grateful patient programs considered

February 25, 2014 • 0
Yale Law student Julian Prokopetz LAW ’15 is exploring how grateful patient programs fit into the national health care debate.
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Tarantula venom kills pain

February 25, 2014 • 0
Researchers at Yale are the first to demonstrate that tarantula venom could also serve as an effective painkiller for humans.
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Google grant supports mapping

February 24, 2014 • 0
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.
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Yalies in hunt for million

February 21, 2014 • 0
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.
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Snow dampens Dinosaur Days

February 21, 2014 • 0
Many Connecticut children spent this week back in school instead of at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History studying dinosaurs.
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Gay faculty less comfortable than closeted peers

February 18, 2014 • 0
According to a new Yale-led study, openly gay professors are less comfortable in their work environments across the country than their closeted peers.
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Neuroscience of love explored

February 18, 2014 • 0
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.
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Children, monkeys transfer generosity

February 18, 2014 • 0
New research conducted at the Yale Psychology Department suggests young children and even monkeys have a more nuanced understanding of generosity than previously thought.
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University gathers to tackle cholera

February 18, 2014 • 0
On Saturday, students from seven schools across Yale’s campus came together to tackle one pressing global health problem.
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Med School to see reform

February 12, 2014 • 0
Starting in the fall, the School of Medicine will reform its curriculum to emphasize clinical knowledge.