July 2017 News

Loss of Arctic sea ice impacting Atlantic Ocean water circulation system

July 31, 2017
Arctic sea ice is not merely a passive responder to the climate changes occurring around the world, according to new research.

Sleep or sex? How the fruit fly decides

July 28, 2017
A multi-institution study has found that male and female fruit flies choose differently between sex or sleep.

Yale chemists find new approach for changing CO2 into CO

July 27, 2017
A new process for converting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide could potentially be used to create fuels and chemical products.

Lab-created mini-brains reveal how growing organ maintains neuronal balance

July 27, 2017
Scientists can now explore in a laboratory dish how the human brain develops by creating organoids — distinct, three-dimensional regions of the brain.

Feeling appreciated benefits health of spouses of chronically ill patients

July 26, 2017
A Yale study shows that spouses of a chronically ill mate who feel appreciated for their efforts experience improved well-being both physical and mental.

Texting while parenting: Mobile program improves safety of sleeping infants

July 25, 2017
A new educational intervention delivered in the form of texts and emails has been found to increase adherence to safe sleep practices for infants.

Evolution of pregnancy may be key to better reproductive technologies today

July 24, 2017
Yale scientists report that humans differ from their evolutionary ancestors by undergoing a pro-inflammatory process at the onset and conclusion of pregnancy.