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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.

Yale researchers find cells linked to leading cause of blindness in elderly

October 24, 2019
Scientists have pinpointed the glial cells and vasculature cells responsible for age-related macular degeneration.

Sentinel lymph node biopsy has no benefits for stage zero breast cancer

October 24, 2019
In addition to offering no benefit to patients, researchers found that the procedure increases the risk for side-effects like pain, infection, and lymphedema.

Yale study shows class bias in hiring based on few seconds of speech

October 21, 2019
Economic inequality in hiring is in part driven by snap perceptions of job applicants’ speech patterns, new Yale research shows.

Mystery solved: ocean acidity in the last mass extinction

October 21, 2019
By examining plankton fossils, researchers have found the first ever evidence that ocean acidity is tied to the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event.

National Academy of Medicine elects six Yale faculty members

October 21, 2019
The Yale winners are Nita Ahuja, Jorge E. Galán, Akiko Iwaski, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, David Schatz, and Nenad Sestan.

It takes two — a two-atom catalyst, that is — to make oxygen from water

October 21, 2019
The search for sustainable fuels has brought scientists back to one of the most abundant materials on Earth — rust.