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Haskins Lab’s Philip Rubin named president-elect of science federation

November 1, 2019
Rubin, an adjunct professor in the Department of Surgery, will serve as president-elect of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences.

The thicker the tree bark, the less the fire’s bite

October 31, 2019
Extensive deforestation and changing land use have made a tinderbox of Amazon rainforests — but some trees make out better than others.

Yale Science Building opens, signaling new era for Science Hill

October 30, 2019
After two years of construction, the Yale Science Building was officially opened at a ceremony on Oct. 29 in the building’s O.C. Marsh Lecture Hall.

President Salovey’s remarks at the dedication of the Yale Science Building

October 29, 2019
Yale President Peter Salovey delivered this speech at the grand opening celebration of the new Yale Science Building on Oct. 29.

Tsai CITY announces fall 2019 Accelerator cohort

October 28, 2019
Each of the 14 new startup teams will receive $1,000 in grant funding, connections to mentors, and access to a series of workshops and learning modules.

Not all hypertension drugs are created equal, reports big-data study

October 25, 2019
A massive study of over 4.9 million patients has found that diuretics are better at preventing heart attack, heart failure, and stroke than ACE inhibitors.

Study: Poverty, not trauma, affects cognitive function in refugee youth

October 24, 2019
Household poverty alone drives cognitive decline in war-displaced children, a study has found — in keeping with research on U.S. children living under hardship.