Economics professor remembered for global agricultural work

A key figure in the field of agricultural science, Robert Eugene Evenson researched farm productivity in developing countries.

University

Brain tumor genes revealed

Chemotherapy may soon be able to replace surgery as a safer and cheaper treatment for the most common type of brain tumor.

Sci-Tech

Viruses struggle to adapt to climate change

The severe heat waves and blizzards incurred by climate change have caused even viruses to have trouble adapting to randomly fluctuating temperatures.

Sci-Tech

Computer Science Dept overworked, understaffed

Enrollment in computer science courses at Yale has skyrocketed in the past two years.

University

Postdischarge period poses perils

After receiving hospital treatment, many elderly patients have to return for acute care only a few weeks following their release.

Sci-Tech

Postdischarge period poses perils

After receiving hospital treatment, many elderly patients have to return for acute care only a few weeks following their release.

Sci-Tech

Yale researchers discover new tick disease

Before going outdoors in the summer, some people may don long-sleeve shirts and long pants to avoid being bitten by ticks carrying Lyme disease. But Yale researchers have discovered a new tickborne infection for which to watch out.

Sci-Tech

Architecture students tackle flooding

Designing a research campus for a university halfway across the world would be an unexpected task for most architects.

Culture

Urban planning democratized

Though designing cities requires years of training and experience, the future of urban planning may involve local residents armed with little more than toy blocks and Popsicle sticks.

Culture

Legislature could consider ‘right-to-die’ bill

Connecticut’s legislature may reconsider its ban on physician-assisted suicide if a new bill is introduced in next year’s legislative session.

City

McHale continues to lead Elis

As the football season approaches its conclusion, it will be Bulldogs’ first without a captain in the team’s 140-year history, but the new “team leader” system has had little effect on the team’s culture and performance.