January 2018 News

Sarbani Basu wins 2018 George Ellery Hale Prize

January 11, 2018
The chair of Yale’s astronomy department, Basu was awarded the prize by the American Astronomical Society for her work studying solar oscillations.

Black holes, gravitational waves take Yale prof to NASA’s LISA mission

January 9, 2018
Professor of astronomy and physics Priyamvada Natarajan will participate in the research mission, scheduled for the early 2030s.

Research suggests ways to help mentally ill in Ghana’s prayer camps

January 9, 2018
Developed by a partnership between researchers at the University of Ghana and Yale, the study aims to improve conditions for Ghanaians with schizophrenia.

Yale School of Medicine enhances its cytometry capabilities

January 9, 2018
Yale is now one of the first U.S. centers to adopt a technology that reveals far more than past methods about the cellular compositions of specimens.

Immune response to Zika virus contributes to fetal harm

January 5, 2018
The same proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can also harm the placenta and fetal development, according to a Yale-led study.

Cellular hitchhikers aid recovery from spinal cord injury

January 5, 2018
The healing effects of stem cells in spinal cord injury can be aided by their ability to move to specific anti-inflammatory cells called M2 macrophages.

Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary ‘rules’

January 5, 2018
Common treeshrews native to Southeast Asia have been shown to break two common bits of evolutionary wisdom: the island rule and Bergmann’s rule.