June 2019 News

A tool for identifying phases of matter

June 19, 2019
Yale scientists have developed a more accurate way to help classify the distinct physical forms taken on by all the “stuff” in the universe.

How an emerging tick-borne pathogen evades detection

June 19, 2019
Researchers have discovered how Babesia microti, one of the parasites that transmit the disease babesiosis, communicates with its host to export its antigens.

Scholars gather at Yale to advance systems approach to cancer

June 19, 2019
Scientists from across the region gathered June 17 for the Advances in Systems Analysis of Aggressive Cancers symposium at the Yale Systems Biology Institute.

Federal guidelines may restrict women’s access to effective HIV protection

June 19, 2019
Restrictive recommendations for pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issued by the CDC systematically disqualified nearly all women at risk for HIV.

YSPH, GHLI researchers receive Gates Foundation funding for global projects

June 18, 2019
A cohort of global health researchers at Yale have received Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The ‘global closet’: Majority of world’s LGBT population hide orientation

June 14, 2019
A new Yale School of Public Health study finds that an estimated 83 percent of the planet’s lesbian, gay, and bisexual people keep their orientation hidden.

Same brain region weighs decisions made for others as well as for self

June 14, 2019
Researchers have found that the area of the brain called the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex performs calculations for choices made for oneself and for others.