The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems
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
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
A new study examined what influences a mother’s decision to put her infant in the recommended sleeping position.
Evolutionary biologists probe human-chimp genetics mystery
Yale and Howard University scientists developed a genetic analysis technique that can explore what makes humans different from chimpanzees.
Solar eclipse offers information, inspiration, and awe
The Aug. 21 event will be studied closely by Yale scientists. The public can also view the eclipse at Leitner Observatory.
A tumor-suppressing gene can be harmful in some cancers
Knocking out a gene that guards against blood cancers and heart disease may actually help combat solid tumors, says a Yale study.
On the off-label use of ketamine as a treatment for mood disorders
Drs. Gerard Sanacora and Samuel T. Wilkinson write that enthusiasm for the rapid-acting antidepressant should be coupled with caution.