Marisa Peryer
Staff Reporter
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Study explores discrepancy between scientists’, public’s views on climate change

An interdepartmental study including researchers from Yale’s Department of Political Science and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies found that people are more likely to […]

Candy or nicotine? Flavored e-cigarettes manipulate brain activity

Researchers from the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science found in a recent study that advertisements for flavored e-cigarettes may override negative perceptions of tobacco […]

Time Inc. officer talks fake news

Alan Murray isn’t the first expert to claim that journalism is more difficult than ever in the digital age. But, as the chief content officer […]

ABC News anchor talks mindfulness

Dan Harris, an ABC News anchor and the New York Times-bestselling author of “10% Happier,” discussed on Tuesday how meditation benefited his well-being after he […]

Yale lab gets $1.4 million for smoking-prevention video game

The Yale Center for Health & Learning Games recently received a $1.4 million grant from the CVS Health Foundation to further develop smokeSCREEN, a smoking […]

Prehistoric reptile fossil found in New Haven

A group of Yale researchers have identified a new species of small prehistoric reptile, named Colobops noviportensis. Extracted from the New Haven Arkose, an ancient […]

Expert discusses cybersecurity, conflict

Torey McMurdo GRD ’20, a Yale doctoral candidate studying American foreign policy and international security, gave a presentation on Tuesday afternoon about theories on cybersecurity […]

New videogame designed to prevent drug use

A group of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine has designed the first video game to help adolescents learn the dangers of cigarettes and […]

KBT whiteboard wall inspires communal art

Kline Biology Tower regulars will notice that the floor-to-ceiling windows on the first floor concourse have been replaced with a wall. That wall — which […]

Steitz reflects women in science

Molecular biologist Joan Steitz spoke about modern scientific advancements, prejudice in science and her own experiences at a wide-ranging college tea on Wednesday. The event, […]