June 2019 News

Could researchers tackle two mosquito-borne viruses with one vaccine?

June 28, 2019
A proposed strategy to vaccinate against Zika infection might also be effective in tackling West Nile disease, said Yale researchers in a new study.

Crosstalk between cells allows Listeria bacteria to hijack immune system

June 26, 2019
Yale investigators have described how the Listeria pathogen manipulates the immune system to promote its own survival.

Scientists take big step towards producing novel polymers in living cells

June 26, 2019
Yale chemists are one step closer to using the ribosome — the cell’s protein-making factory — to create designer polymers, including better materials and drugs.

How the brain helps us make good decisions — and bad ones

June 25, 2019
Distinct circuits connecting to different brain regions are involved in making decisions and determining which choices to store in memory, a new study shows.

The secret of autobiographical memory is in assembly of cells

June 25, 2019
Yale research suggests that the size and shape of neuronal assemblies are the most crucial elements in our ability to record episodic memories.

YSPH training programs draw Chinese health officials, practitioners

June 24, 2019
The Yale-China Children’s Hospital Training Program, with workshops in research and leadership, wrapped up at the Yale School of Public Health on June 13.

More women in U.S. receive 3-D mammography but disparities remain

June 24, 2019
Overall use of 3-D mammography rose from 12.9% to 43.2% of screening exams between 2015 and 2017, but lags among some vulnerable populations, a new study finds.