March 2019 News

Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring

March 11, 2019
Yale’s Walter Jetz was among a team of international scholars who have developed a standardized system to assess and predict changes to Earth’s biodiversity.

Yale physicists light the way for new technology discoveries

March 11, 2019
New research is could help scientists understand the potential for light-matter interaction for any material, with promising practical applications.

‘Specialized’ microbes within plant species promote diversity, study finds

March 11, 2019
Yale research has found that tree seedlings grew less effectively in soil below their mother tree than in soil found under a different tree of the same species.

Scientists show actin in action

March 7, 2019
Actin is the second most abundant protein on earth, and new Yale research has answered longstanding questions about its structures and molecular interactions.

Debra Fischer designated the Eugene Higgins Professor

March 7, 2019
Fischer, newly named as the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy, is a leading exoplanet researcher.

Fischer and Lewis appointed to endowed chairs

March 7, 2019
Debra Fischer and Pericles Lewis were appointed to endowed professorships.

Molecular clock influences immune cell responses

March 5, 2019
Just as humans have circadian rhythms, cell populations have a desynchronized molecular “clock” that can affect immune responses, Yale research shows.