August 2017 News

Ancient history of Lyme disease revealed with bacterial genomes

August 28, 2017
A team of researchers has found that the Lyme disease bacterium is ancient in North America, circulating silently in forests for at least 60,000 years.

Hixon Conference to explore university-municipality collaboration

August 28, 2017
The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will co-host the annual Hixon Conference in Burke Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 13.

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

August 28, 2017
James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Agrarian Studies Program (Yale University Press)

Study identifies genes linked to better immune response to flu vaccine

August 25, 2017
Yale experts and their research partners have identified several genes and gene clusters associated with the immune response to influenza vaccination.

The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems

August 23, 2017
William R. Burch, Jr., professor emeritus at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Yale University Press)

Researchers float a unified theory for fundamental forces

August 21, 2017
A new study argues that the “swimmers” of the natural world exert a predictable influence on each other within seemingly chaotic environments.

Behavior theory may offer key to ensuring infants are put to sleep safely

August 21, 2017
A new study examined what influences a mother’s decision to put her infant in the recommended sleeping position.