February 2019 News

Liquid has structure, which may be key to understanding metallic glass

February 22, 2019
Metallic glass’s unique properties lend it versatility and strength — but also hard to control. New Yale research offers some clues that may help change that.

SOM Insights: Illusion of multitasking improves performance on simple tasks

February 21, 2019
A new study by Yale SOM’s Gal Zauberman offers some surprising insight into the nature of productivity and multitasking.

SOM Insights: Illusion of multitasking improves performance on simple tasks

February 21, 2019
A new study by Yale SOM’s Gal Zauberman offers some surprising insight into the nature of productivity and multitasking.

Researchers create organoid of a brain region to study cognitive disorders

February 21, 2019
Yale researchers have created model thalamuses to study diseases like epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and depression.

10% of Chinese adults have high heart disease risk, aren’t treated for it

February 21, 2019
Of the tens of millions of Chinese adults at risk for heart disease, only 3% receive treatment to manage that risk, compared to over 25% in the United States.

Yale faculty honored by Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

February 20, 2019
Thirteen Yale faculty members are among the 24 new members announced by the academy on Feb. 20. They will be introduced May 28 at the academy’s annual dinner.

Study identifies a non-genetic cause of resistance to melanoma treatment

February 18, 2019
Yale researchers identified a new protein that, when downregulated, can result in resistance to BRAF inhibitors, a drug therapy effective in treating melanoma.