Ambika Bhushan
Hamilton left mark on sciences

Running late after a brief visit to his laboratory, a hurried Andy Hamilton walked into his first-floor office in Warner House at 9:30 one morning […]

Practice makes perfect

Meet Sim-Man. He cannot walk, or talk, or do anything regular humans can do. He can, however, fake a myocardial infarction, pretend to vomit or […]

Political violence shown to breed violent behavior

For immigrants who fled their homelands to escape the daily reality of political violence, violence — though in another form — may have followed them […]

In MB&B 320, rewriting the tree of life

It’s been two years since molecular biophysics and biochemistry professor Scott Strobel’s famed brainchild — MB&B 320: “Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory” — was born. Two […]

For Yale team, a search for dark matter

Yale scientists began work Wednesday on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the largest and most expensive international particle physics experiment to be undertaken to date. […]

Salovey: An ‘emotional’ student

Every Friday morning, nearly without fail, Dean — soon-to-be Provost — Peter Salovey puts away his administrative to-do list. He files away reports on academic […]

Briefly: AIDS research gets $11 million grant

Yale University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, one of eight HIV research centers in the country, announced yesterday it will receive a grant of […]

Around New Haven: Cancer center celebrates funding

Late in July, the Smilow Cancer Hospital celebrated a milestone in its construction — a ceremony at which its final steel girders were fixed onto […]

Natural births: Better after all?

The adage “no pain, no gain” may have some truth to it after all. Mothers who give birth vaginally show significantly greater brain activity in […]

Discovering a tiny gene’s role in big diseases

Nearly five years ago, scientists completed one of the largest international projects in research history, tremendous in its scope and importance. They determined the sequence […]

UpClose: In sciences, female-faculty ‘leak’ begins early

As a college student, Joan Steitz was fascinated by science. A chemistry major, Steitz stumbled upon molecular biology — then an emerging field — while […]