March 2018 News

Researchers develop a novel RNA-based therapy to target West Nile Virus

March 29, 2018
New findings by the Yale-led team may represent a breakthrough in treating West Nile Virus after virus invasion of the brain and the central nervous system.

Researchers find a galaxy without dark matter

March 28, 2018
New findings rule out theories of dark matter as merely a manifestation of the laws of gravity on cosmic scales, and has broad implications for astrophysics.

Study points to potential personalized approach to treating lupus

March 28, 2018
A new finding by Yale researchers opens the door to future Lupus therapies targeting bacteria rather than the patient’s immune system.

Using solar power to bring clean drinking water to remote areas

March 23, 2018
Using solar energy and nanoparticles, researchers have developed a water desalination system that could be used off-grid in remote areas or domestic settings.

Paleontologists put the bite on an ancient reptile from New England

March 23, 2018
Scientists have identified a new prehistoric reptile from Connecticut — the 200 million-year-old Colobops noviportensis — and, boy, did it have a mouth on it.

How do we lose memory? A STEP at a time, researchers say

March 22, 2018
An increase in the level of the molecule striatal-enriched phosphatase, or STEP, is a common denominator in cognitive decline in numerous species.

YSPH study reveals new findings on marijuana use among young men

March 21, 2018
The social fabrics of their neighborhoods, including friendships and ideas about masculinity, have a powerful impact on marijuana use among young minority men.