October 2018 News

Dinosaurs put all colored bird eggs in one basket, evolutionarily speaking

October 31, 2018
A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved instead from dinosaurs.

Charting the rise of modern Iran with Yale historian Abbas Amanat

October 30, 2018
Amanat, the William Graham Sumner Professor of History, has charted five centuries of Iranian history with his new book, “Iran: A Modern History.”

The spread of cancerous cells determined with new model developed at YSPH

October 26, 2018
The finding has implications for precision-medicine tumor boards, clinical trials, the development of pharmaceuticals, and research prioritization.

Norwegian and American attitudes toward #MeToo, are, well: ‘Me, too’

October 25, 2018
New research shows ideology, not culture or experience, explains why men react more negatively than women to the #MeToo movement in both the U.S. and Norway.

Researchers explain how LSD changes perception

October 25, 2018
Researchers have provided new insight into the psychedelic effects of LSD on the brain and potential therapeutic uses of the drug to treat depression and more.

Pitchfest to showcase faculty life science breakthroughs — apply by Oct. 30

October 22, 2018
The event offers Yale researchers the chance to receive funding for promising life sciences research through the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale.

Yale’s Hazari part of national report on greenhouse gas research priorities

October 22, 2018
The report urges government and private industry to invest in research and development of carbon utilization technologies such as mineralization.