Josh Purtell
Staff Reporter
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Researchers create robot suits

Yale researchers have developed a suit that can turn ordinary objects into robots capable of moving from place to place and grasping other objects. The […]

SOM study estimates higher undocumented immigration numbers

Researchers at the Yale School of Management have estimated the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States to be nearly twice as large as […]

Yale-IBM collaboration mitigates memory storage problem

A joint collaboration between Yale and IBM is investigating how novel computer memory devices may offer optimal information storage. The team, which published its findings […]

Linguistics conference emphasizes diversity, sexual climate

Yale researchers convened earlier this year at the annual Linguistics Society of America convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, to present research on topics spanning […]

Yale psychiatrists push for politics in practice

A new Yale paper, published in the January issue of the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, exhorts physicians to address the underlying societal forces […]

Yale researcher investigates insect bites

A recent Yale literature review published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe sheds light on the ways in which vector-borne parasites, like malaria or […]

Researchers find that surprise and entropy lengthen vowels

Yale linguistics professor Jason Shaw, together with Keio University professor Shigeto Kawahara, has determined that surprisal and entropy prolong the length of vowel sounds in […]

El Laberinto del Fauno: A Good Choice

“Has elegido bien.” These are the Faun’s last words to Ofelia, the ten-year-old protagonist of the Spanish-Mexican fantasy film, “Pan’s Labyrinth.” For all its commentary […]

Yale hosts primate conference

Primate anthropology researchers and scholars from universities across New England and the mid-Atlantic converged to hold the Northeastern Evolutionary Primatology group’s annual meeting at Kroon […]

PURTELL: Our intellectual sphere

Before I stepped on campus, I expected Yale to be an intellectual paradise. While convincing the admissions committee that I saw Yale as a place […]

DeChristopher delivers sobering climate talk

Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher came to the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Science on Tuesday to speak about the current state of the environmental […]