Matt Kristoffersen
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Yale organization HandHelp plans second trip to Peru

On April 27, a group of 30 health professionals from Yale and other universities will land in Lima, Peru, to meet with children and family […]

Yale study identifies key stages in rat brain development

Living in the present is fairly difficult for adults and children alike. But according to a new Yale study, baby rats have no trouble with […]

Sterling launches online exhibit on tobacco history

A new Yale online exhibition, updated on Tuesday, uses tobacco posters, advertisements and anti-smoking pamphlets to complement a selection of tobacco memorabilia currently on display […]

Yale, Zurich scientists find why LSD makes people trip

Researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and at Yale have pinpointed the receptor in the brain that makes someone’s reaction to the popular […]

Major hospitals fail to meet medical record standards

For Carolyn Lye MED ’20, requesting medical records is a simple process. Health professionals and students like Lye are healthy, experienced and, most importantly, knowledgeable […]

Yale prof wins MacArthur Fellowship

On Thursday afternoon, the country learned the names of the 25 winners of the 2018 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship awards. But public health professor Gregg Gonsalves […]

Study pinpoints gene crucial to alcohol withdrawal

For decades, researchers have failed to determine why some people with a drinking problem have struggled to quit their addictions, while others can stop consuming […]

Pence’s response to 2015 HIV outbreak “too little, too late,” study finds

In 2014, Scott County, Indiana, found itself in the middle of an HIV epidemic. Opioid addicts shared infected needles with each other, spreading HIV and […]

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Yale quantum researchers harness teleportation, entanglement

Teleportation and quantum entanglement may sound like aspects of a sci-fi novel, but researchers from the Yale Quantum Institute are exploring these very real phenomena […]

Yale researchers find more evidence for global warming

A new joint study of the Arctic Ocean administered by Yale and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution provides more evidence for global warming and its […]