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Yalies hunt rare genomes

Yalies want you to help fight rare genetic diseases. The Rare Genomics Instituteaims to give children with rare, or “orphan,” genetic diseases access to the […]

Alumnus wins TED fellowship

Jimmy Lin ’01 is one of 25 winners of the annual TED Fellowship for the organization he founded, Rare Genomics Institute (RGI), TED announced today. […]

Fattening mechanism revealed

Part of the chemical machinery behind the obesity epidemic has been exposed. A team of Yale researchers discovered one mechanism responsible for fat cells’ efficient […]

Stanford prison study turns 40

On Aug. 14, 1971, police in Palo Alto, Calif., arrested 10 undergraduates who were guilty of no crimes. The students were being handcuffed as part […]

City growth worldwide intensifies sprawl concerns, study finds

Skyscrapers are taking over the world. A new study, co-authored by Yale urban environment professor Karen C. Seto, predicts a major global expansion of urban […]

Dinosaurs still alive when asteroid hit, profs prove

Sixty-five million years ago, a giant asteroid collided with Earth. But were dinosaurs around when it hit? A team of Yale scientists led by Tyler […]

Two Yalies win Goldwater

There is once again a spot of Yale blue in this year’s pool of Goldwater winners. Dakota McCoy ’13, a biology major, and Durga Thakral […]

Koh talks affordable healthcare

Through strength in numbers, America can fight disease, Howard Koh ’73 MED ’77 said at a talk at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Wednesday. Koh, the […]

Comedian Martin ’95 ‘dove in’ Yale

Demetri Martin ’95 once put on a gorilla suit and ran hooting around Spring Fling. Now he gets paid to make jokes and cartoons. The […]

Book collecting prizes announced

The results of the 2011 Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize are in. Austin Shiner ’11 won the Senior Prize, which in addition to supreme […]

New Yale startup links innovators, developers

A new hookup site for Yalies is strictly business. CoderHeap, a startup that connects business innovators with Web developers, was made available to students at […]