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New Yale-led project looks at the microbiome-social network connection

January 10, 2019
Professor Nicholas Christakis will head an international project that examines the intersections of human genomic, microbiome, and social network data.

Yale researchers track the birth of memories

January 10, 2019
Using newborn rats as a model, Yale researchers have identified three distinct stages in brain development that occur before episodic memories can form.

Astronomers uncover the brightest quasar in the early universe

January 9, 2019
Researchers have discovered the brightest quasar yet known, detected from the period when the universe’s star-making hydrogen gas became ionized.

CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst from other galaxy

January 9, 2019
As part of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, Yale’s Laura Newburgh has helped detect a rare, repeating radio burst from outside the Milky Way.

Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

January 9, 2019
The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of depression and substance abuse disorders like alcoholism, a Yale study suggests.

Anne Underhill discusses her collaboration with China’s Shandong University

January 9, 2019
Underhill, the chair of Yale’s archaeology department, has worked for over 20 years to help understand social changes in Bronze Age Shandong province.

HAPPINESS Project increases access to mental health treatment in Nigeria

January 9, 2019
Co-founded by Yale psychologist Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, the program aims to improve mental health and epilepsy treatment in the country’s underserved areas.