November 2017 News

Major research funding envisions eyesight restoration

November 14, 2017
A team of Yale researchers is working to develop advanced systems to produce digital sensory data that the brain decodes.

Recycling the rare earth metals of e-waste

November 14, 2017
Yale researchers have developed a technology that could recover valuable rare earth metals found in advanced electronics for reuse.

Quantum computing startup inspired by Yale expertise announces new funding

November 14, 2017
A startup founded by by scientists Michel Devoret, Luigi Frunzio, and Robert Schoelkopf, has raised $18 million to build the first useful quantum computer.

Study reveals how a very low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes

November 9, 2017
If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targets for treating this common chronic disease.

Cellular clean-up can also sweep away forms of cancer

November 9, 2017
Two new research papers reinforce the benefits of a novel therapy that hijacks the cell’s own protein degradation machinery to destroy cancer cells.

Scanner or sandcastle? Making MRIs easy for kids

November 8, 2017
Staff in Yale Medicine’s Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging make getting an MRI a fun and fear-free experience for children.