March 2019 News

New studies confirm existence of galaxies with almost no dark matter

March 29, 2019
A pair of new Yale studies confirm that dark matter is not always associated with traditional matter on a galactic scale — which settles a year-long debate.

Startup Yale 2019: Three days of pitches, prizes, and world-changing ideas

March 28, 2019
From April 3-5, Yale innovators will join leaders, investors, and cross-sector practitioners to reimagine the future at Tsai CITY’s annual Startup Yale event.

Unresolved injury, not fibrosis, contributes to cisplatin-induced CKD

March 26, 2019
New Yale research offers new insight into the progression of acute kidney injury to chronic kidney disease caused by use of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin.

Math — not computer science — was Grace Hopper’s first language

March 26, 2019
For her work in computer science, Grace Hopper ’30 M.A., ’34 Ph.D. has been called the “queen of code.” Yet beneath that crown was the brain of a mathematician.

Yale undergrad team chosen by NASA to launch satellite to study cosmic rays

March 25, 2019
The CubeSat research satellite, built by a Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association team in residence at Wright Lab, will enter orbit by 2022.

How new ketamine drug helps with depression

March 22, 2019
“This is a game changer,” says John Krystal, M.D., chief psychiatrist at Yale Medicine and one of the pioneers of ketamine research in the country.

Breast ultrasound and cancer detection increased under new laws

March 21, 2019
State laws that require healthcare providers to notify women about if they have dense breasts and recommend supplemental screenings may boost cancer detection.