January 2019 News

President Salovey announces new vice president for communications

January 17, 2019
Nate Nickerson of MIT will lead Yale’s Office of Public Affairs & Communications and serve as the university’s chief communications officer starting March 1.

Electrospray: a Yale innovation keeps paying off

January 15, 2019
In the early 20th century, Yale’s John Zeleny was the lone pioneer in electrospray studies. Now electrospray is used for batteries, drugs, rockets, and more.

Principles of Secure Processor Architecture Design

January 15, 2019
Jakub Szefer, assistant professor of electrical engineering and of computer science (Morgan & Claypool Publishers)

Innovative technology offers new insights into RNA

January 11, 2019
In a new study, researchers at Yale were able to profile for the first time both microRNA and messenger RNA in the same individual cell.

New Yale-led project looks at the microbiome-social network connection

January 10, 2019
Professor Nicholas Christakis will head an international project that examines the intersections of human genomic, microbiome, and social network data.

Yale researchers track the birth of memories

January 10, 2019
Using newborn rats as a model, Yale researchers have identified three distinct stages in brain development that occur before episodic memories can form.

Astronomers uncover the brightest quasar in the early universe

January 9, 2019
Researchers have discovered the brightest quasar yet known, detected from the period when the universe’s star-making hydrogen gas became ionized.