April 2019 News

Next frontier in study of gut bacteria: mining microbial molecules

April 18, 2019
Using the chemical screening technology PRESTO-Tango, Yale researchers have identified specific gut bacteria that impact various aspects of human biology.

New experiment dives into quantum physics in a liquid

April 18, 2019
For the first time, Yale physicists in the lab of Jack Harris have directly observed quantum behavior in the vibrations of a liquid body.

Storytelling and public health: the power of emotion in science

April 18, 2019
Dr. Neal Baer, a pediatrician and writer on shows such as “ER,” spoke about conveying public health information with creative storytelling at YSPH on April 9.

New test could lead to personalized treatments for cystic fibrosis

April 16, 2019
The test combines high-speed video microscopy with a novel video analysis algorithm to measure the coordinated movement of cilia in the lungs.

New drug mimics benefits of ketamine for depression

April 16, 2019
A new small-molecule drug called NV-5138 has produced a rapid antidepressant response similar to that of ketamine when tested in mice.

Yale sociologist studies the niche market of cosmetic surgery for the young

April 12, 2019
Medical sociologist Alka Menon’s work looks at international attitudes toward cosmetic surgery as a way to examine multiculturalism and its effects.

Scientist finds skin deep is very deep

April 12, 2019
Valentina Greco has made singular contributions to knowledge about the function of skin cells, some of which may limit cancer and aid stem cell regeneration.