Veronica Lee
Staff Reporter
Veronica Lee covers breakthrough research for SciTech. She is a sophomore in Branford College majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology.
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Yale professor Joan Steitz wins Wolf Prize in medicine

On Feb. 9, the Wolf Prize in medicine was awarded to three scientists whose research in mRNA enabled the development of COVID-19 vaccines: Lynne Maquat, […]

Yale scientists determine shape of SARS-CoV-2 genome

Yale researchers have figured out how to map the shape of the SARS-CoV-2 — another critical step in the scientific battle against the virus. Researchers […]

Lucy Harvey ’24 advocates for hometown community during gap year

When Yale announced its plan for the fall semester to be fully online, many students made the difficult decision to take a gap semester and, […]

Artist-Explorer Tony Foster to speak at YCBA

Tony Foster, a watercolor artist from Cornwall, England, has traveled the world for over 35 years, painting wilderness landscapes in works that can span several […]

‘Revolutionizing’ nanomanufacturing: Yale researchers discover new method for atomic-scale imprinting

In a study published in the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces on Nov. 16, Yale researchers presented their discovery of a novel approach to […]

After years in the making, New Haven Primary Care Consortium opens at 150 Sargent Drive

Born out of a collaboration between Yale New Haven Hospital, the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center and Fair Haven Community Health Care, the New Haven Primary […]

Local artist Zach Chernak paints Handsome Dan for public displays

Handsome Dan XVIII may be retiring in early spring, but his presence has multiplied around New Haven in recent weeks: Two large canvas paintings of […]

Yale researchers discover psychiatric diagnosis increases COVID-19 mortality

In a study published in the journal JAMA Network Open on Sept. 30, Yale researchers analyzed patient data from the Yale New Haven Health System […]

Yale researchers link reward center of brain to weight gain in children

In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Oct. 12, Yale researchers found a correlation between an elevated concentration […]

Anthony Fauci speaks about COVID-19 at YIGH event

On Oct. 26, the Yale Institute for Global Health hosted an online event with Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and […]

Yale researchers make existing COVID-19 test 3x more efficient

In a study published in PLOS Biology on Oct. 7, Yale researchers successfully adapted an existing COVID-19 test into a more efficient method using multiplex […]