Mar 22nd, 2012
10:42 am
March 22nd, 2012 | University
Yale doctors experiment with stem cells, succeed

A group of pediatric surgeons at the School of Medicine used a four-year-old girl’s bone marrow to repair her heart in what could be the newest advance in the field of regenerative medicine, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The patient, Angela Irizarry, was born with a single pumping chamber in her heart — a […]

Mar 18th, 2012
8:37 pm
March 18th, 2012 | University
Two FES professors given named professorships

Two Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies faculty have been granted named professorships, the environment school announced in a press release on Friday. Xuhui Lee, whose research focuses on the “exchanges of radiation, heat, water, and trace gases between vegetation and the atmosphere,” will become the Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of Meteorology. John Wargo […]

Mar 15th, 2012
1:09 pm
March 15th, 2012 | University
Yale researchers find Facebook addicting

Facebook addiction might soon be an official mental disorder. A group of Yale post-doctoral researchers have determined that Facebook acts as an increasingly common and addicting form of stress management, according to an article in the New Haven Register. According to the researchers, Facebook activates the body’s reward circuits and neural pathways in the same […]

Feb 28th, 2012
1:05 pm
February 28th, 2012 | Sci-Tech, University
Office of Sustainability releases 2011 progress report

Yale is currently on track to meet the goals outlined in its 2010-2013 Sustainability Strategic Plan, according to an annual progress report released Monday by the Office of Sustainability. The report tracks progress made during the 2011 fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2011. (Click here to read the report in full.) The University […]

Jan 23rd, 2012
10:32 pm
January 23rd, 2012 | University
TEDxYale releases trailer featuring red body suits

Remember when your dad taught you Morse code? Yeah, neither do we. But Yale’s TEDx program has used the dots and dashes to promote their event on February 4. In a video sent to Yale students today, five red body-suited individuals move and bounce their bodies to a pulsing soundtrack, with interspersed images of soldiers […]

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