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Estimating the innovator’s dilemma: Q&A with Yale economist Mitsuru Igami

June 5, 2017
Why do established companies lag behind younger companies in introducing new technologies and innovative products? Yale economist Mitsuru Igami offers a new analysis on the phenomenon.

Yale affirms commitment to progress on climate change

June 5, 2017
The following statement was released today by the presidents of 12 major U.S. research universities, commonly referred to as the “Ivy-Plus” group: In 2015, we were proud to be among 318 institutions of higher education in signing the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge, affirming our commitment to accelerate the global transition to low-carbon energy while enhancing sustainable and resilient practices on our campuses.

Women’s Health Research at Yale funds studies on colon cancer, infections in pregnancy, and domestic violence

June 5, 2017
Women’s Health Research at Yale announced funding for studies of colon cancer, viral infections during pregnancy, and intimate partner violence.

Yale chemists forge a new path in the search for antibiotics

June 1, 2017
Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics.

Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

June 1, 2017
About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by the conditions.

Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

June 1, 2017
About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by the conditions.

Drug combo combats stroke, Yale researchers find

June 1, 2017
A combination of existing drugs can ease symptoms of a cerebrovascular disorder that in severe cases can lead to brain hemorrhage, a team of Yale researchers have found.