August 2018 News

Yale School of Nursing stages ‘disaster simulation’

August 30, 2018
In June, students at the Yale School of Nursing engaged in a “disaster simulation” in which a tornado had destroyed a grocery store.

‘Archived’ heat has reached deep into the Arctic interior, researchers say

August 29, 2018
That “archived” heat, currently trapped below the surface, could melt the region’s entire sea-ice pack if it reaches the surface, researchers say.

How scientists developed a breakthrough drug for multiple sclerosis

August 29, 2018
Dr. David Hafler discusses the course of researchers’ understanding of the condition over time, highlighting what he calls the “random walk” of drug discovery.

Carla Staver wins $1 million grant for global wildfire modeling research

August 29, 2018
Staver has won the award from the National Science Foundation to develop a better understanding of wildfires globally.

Dr. Nancy Carrasco named C.N.H. Long Professor

August 29, 2018
Carrasco, who has been appointed the C.N.H. Long Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, is a leader in the study of cell membrane transporters.

From Yale to Bhutan: Looking for the rare nest of the white-bellied heron

August 28, 2018
Forestry student Indra P. Acharja traveled to Bhutan this summer to conduct research on one of the rarest bird nests in the world.

This is (actually, accurately) your brain on drugs

August 28, 2018
Women’s Health Research at Yale is using a new brain-scanning technique to examine for the first time how smoking cannabis affects the brains of women and men.