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Tuberculosis transmission revealed through genomic and spatial analysis

April 26, 2018
A YSPH researcher looked at the link between residents, migrants, and the transmission of tuberculosis in Songjiang, a district of Shanghai, China.

Scientists track stress through the generations

April 24, 2018
Yale scientists have devised new methods to detect how the effects of stress are passed down through descendants of a single yeast cell.

Study shows newspaper op-eds change minds

April 24, 2018
Through two randomized experiments, a new study has found that op-ed pieces have significant effects on people’s views among both the public and policy experts.

Study: Milky Way’s supermassive black hole may have ‘unseen’ siblings

April 24, 2018
With the help of new simulation software, researchers have found that galaxies like our own may be host to numerous black holes “wandering” in wide orbits.

Yale economist examines cost and value of higher ed

April 20, 2018
What’s the value of an engineering degree versus an M.B.A.? Using applied econometrics, labor economist Joseph Altonji looks at questions like this and others.

Dyslexia gene variants tied to consonant use across populations

April 18, 2018
A correlation between consonant use and the gene DCDC2 suggests a genetic role in language differences between worldwide populations, according to researchers.

Why Children Follow Rules

April 17, 2018
Tom R. Tyler, the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law, and Rick Trinkner, assistant professor Justice at Arizona State University (Oxford University Press)