September 2018 News

Tiny protein has big impact in times of stress

September 13, 2018
New findings about the importance of the protein Lso2/CCDC124 — made up of just 92 amino acids — may have important implications for cancer research.

Chromatin study could shed light on genome

September 13, 2018
Combining engineering, biology, and physics, three Yale researchers have received a four-year grant from the NSF to study chromatin in yeast cells.

New approach improves detection of diseases at birth

September 12, 2018
The combination of a new sequencing technique and machine learning can speed up the diagnosis of diseases in newborns and reduce false-positive results.

Global Climate Action Summit will highlight Yale research on carbon pricing

September 12, 2018
On Sept. 13, the summit hosts “Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing,” which will explore efforts by Yale and others to implement campus carbon pricing.

Yale expands teaching and research on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

September 10, 2018
Douglas Rogers will serve as the inaugural faculty director of the Yale MacMillan Center’s Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

‘Path-breaking work’ adapted 19th-century trade theory to modern day

September 10, 2018
By reapplying the classical work of David Ricardo, Yale’s Samuel Kortum and his collaborator Jonathan Eaton have revolutionized 21st-century economics.

Surfaces a key element in SEAS-designed robotic fingers

September 7, 2018
Using newly developed “Variable Friction” robot fingers, Yale researchers are exploring the interplay between friction and force to create a better robot hand.