Matt Kristoffersen
Staff Reporter
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Fire causes blackout, Kline Biology Tower closes

An electrical fire that broke out Sunday afternoon in the basement of Kline Biology Tower has displaced the building’s occupants — human and otherwise — until further notice.

Money in Medicine

In 2017, Yale School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern was the senior author of a study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society […]

SPH announces first associate dean of research

In a press release from the School of Public Health last Thursday, Dean Sten Vermund welcomed Yale epidemiology professor Melinda Irwin as the school’s first […]

Focused ion beam comes to West Campus

A new machine for nanoscale imaging will shorten Yale researchers’ laboratory trips from a two-hour commute to just a 15-minute trip to West Campus. The […]

SPH creates new health informatics division, masters program

The School of Public Health will establish a new health informatics division, SPH Dean Sten Vermund announced in a communitywide email on Thursday. The new […]

New Yale study claims human ancestors chose fat, not meat

Most paleoanthropologists think that the jump start for human evolution occurred three million years ago when ancestors of humans — called hominids — smashed rocks […]

S4CD volunteers help make climate policy history

In an announcement this morning, the environmental policy think tank Climate Leadership Council released the names of over 3,300 signatories endorsing its carbon tax plan.

Dengue infection may lower risk of Zika, study finds

A joint Yale study with the Brazilian Ministry of Health found a link between dengue infection and Zika protection. In 2015, a group of Yale […]

Measles spreads to New Haven

On Feb. 4, the Connecticut Department of Public Health issued a press release confirming reports of a second person hospitalized for measles in New Haven. […]

Yale study finds potential drug for marijuana withdrawal

Marijuana is addictive, but what happens when people who smoke cannabis want to quit? A new Yale study has found a drug that can help […]

Yale, Icahn study links PTSD to brain properties

A joint study from Yale and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai utilized computer learning algorithms to better understand how post-traumatic stress disorder […]