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A taste for fat may have made us human, says study

February 5, 2019
Long before our ancestors hunted for meat, a taste for the fat in scavenged bone marrow might have offered them the nutrition needed to develop bigger brains.

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla: Why I chose global health

February 5, 2019
Learn how Pérez-Escamilla made the journey from chemical engineer in Mexico to professor of social and behavioral science at the Yale School of Public Health.

In cell replication, information is thermodynamic power

February 1, 2019
A study has found most of the heat generated when cells divide comes not from DNA replication, but from cells’ coordination and information signaling system.

Serendipitous meeting leads to new insights into Fanconi anemia

January 28, 2019
A chance exchange between two Yale scientists has led to new insight into the causes of a rare but devastating childhood disease.

Genetically sequencing DNA could yield patient care insights

January 25, 2019
Mapping DNA from thousands of participants will likely expand our knowledge about genetic risk, says Yale Medicine’s Dr. Michael Murray.

YSPH researchers awarded more than $9.4 million in grants

January 25, 2019
Trace Kershaw, Judith Lichtman, John Pachankis have received the combined total for research on cell phones, stroke disparities, and HIV transmission.

Yale quantum computing startup Quantum Circuits Inc. opens lab in New Haven

January 24, 2019
The quantum computing startup opened its 6,000 square foot New Haven facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Ned Lamont and others.