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Yale study shows class bias in hiring based on few seconds of speech

October 21, 2019
Economic inequality in hiring is in part driven by snap perceptions of job applicants’ speech patterns, new Yale research shows.

Mystery solved: ocean acidity in the last mass extinction

October 21, 2019
By examining plankton fossils, researchers have found the first ever evidence that ocean acidity is tied to the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event.

National Academy of Medicine elects six Yale faculty members

October 21, 2019
The Yale winners are Nita Ahuja, Jorge E. Galán, Akiko Iwaski, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, David Schatz, and Nenad Sestan.

It takes two — a two-atom catalyst, that is — to make oxygen from water

October 21, 2019
The search for sustainable fuels has brought scientists back to one of the most abundant materials on Earth — rust.

Study explores why Caribbean adults have higher hypertension rates

October 17, 2019
The Yale-led Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network Study aims to understand population disparities in cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.

Yale receives funding to study myasthenia gravis

October 17, 2019
National Institutes of Health has awarded a research team from Yale and other universities $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network called MGNet.

Molecular control of neurotransmitter linked to autism described

October 15, 2019
New research examines the role of KCC2, a transporter responsible for the discharge of chloride in cells, in developing disorders such as epilepsy and autism.