August 2020 News

Yale researchers part of new NSF-funded quantum center

August 7, 2020
Yale University is among the core partners of the new Center for Quantum Networks (CQN), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Strong link found between abnormal liver tests and poor COVID-19 outcomes

August 6, 2020
In new Yale research, the correlation between COVID-19 hospitalization and liver disease was found to be stronger than previously observed.

Will COVID-19 worsen inequality in the United States?

August 4, 2020
Yale political scientist Jacob Hacker discusses how economic and ethnic inequality has shaped the pandemic, and how policy makers should respond.

Anatomy of an acne treatment

August 3, 2020
Researchers have discovered how its unique chemical structure makes the acne drug sarecycline effective — by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis.

An averted glance gives a glimpse of the mind behind the eyes

August 3, 2020
By studying the tendency to avert one’s gaze when caught looking at someone else, Yale scientists have gained novel insight into how our brain finds meaning.

Emergency department visits plunged as COVID-19 cases climbed, study finds

August 3, 2020
“Stay home” messaging amid COVID-19 may have worked too well, Yale research shows, leading people to avoid the hospital even when they required emergency care.