Sci-Tech | 12:44 am | May 8, 2013 | By Dan Weiner

Bulldogs Racing comes first in New Hampshire


Nobody expected Yale to finish first. But on May 2, the Bulldogs Racing team won the 2013 Formula Hybrid International at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a gas-electric racecar built over the last two years. The victory against teams from across the world helps establish Bulldogs Racing in a field often dominated by more technical schools, according »

Sci-Tech | 3:32 pm | April 22, 2013 | By Jiwon Lee

Steitz to receive Connecticut Medal of Science

Thomas Steitz, Sterling Professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, will be awarded the 2013 Connecticut Medal of Science, an award given to scientists who have made significant scientific achievement crucial to the state’s social well-being and economy. Steitz, the 2009 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry, is known for his study of the structure and function »

Sci-Tech | 5:38 pm | April 20, 2013 | By Payal Marathe

Med School study deemed unethical

A five-year study performed on premature babies has been deemed unethical by the Public Citizen Health Research Group. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lasted from 2004 until 2009, and was led by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham along with 22 other medical centers across the nation – »

Sci-Tech | 9:43 pm | April 17, 2013 | By Jiwon Lee

Med School certified in addiction medicine

The School of Medicine has received accreditation for a new addiction program.

Yale School of Medicine is now certified to offer a program in addiction medicine, bringing the total of similar programs across the nation up to 18. On Tuesday, the American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation accredited Yale for the new two-year program, which will train doctors in addiction diagnosis and treatment, including counseling and medication »

Sci-Tech | 5:47 pm | March 13, 2013 | By Dan Weiner

Eight Yale scientists elected to CASE

Eight Yale faculty members are among the 33 scientists elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) this year. Election is based on exceptional contributions to a particular area of scientific research. Yale faculty are well-represented in the Academy, constituting 24 percent of the class of 2013, 38 percent of the class of 2012 and 31 »