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Innovation Summit keynote: Yale is a preeminent lifescience research center

March 14, 2019
Sean Harper, of Westlake Village Biopartners, praised Yale’s life sciences community ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s Innovation Summit on May 8.

Gut bacteria neutralizes disease-carrying tsetse flies

March 14, 2019
YSPH’s Brian Weiss has identified a bacterium that can colonize the gut of tsetse flies and help stop the spread of the deadly African trypanosomes parasite.

Device that ‘shakes’ light a breakthrough in photonics

March 11, 2019
Researchers at Yale have developed a device that combines mechanical vibration and optical fields to better control light particles.

Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring

March 11, 2019
Yale’s Walter Jetz was among a team of international scholars who have developed a standardized system to assess and predict changes to Earth’s biodiversity.

Protection from Zika virus may lie in a protein derived from mosquitoes

March 11, 2019
By targeting a protein found in the saliva of mosquitoes that transmit Zika, Yale investigators reduced infection in mice, offering new hope for a vaccine.

Yale physicists light the way for new technology discoveries

March 11, 2019
New research is could help scientists understand the potential for light-matter interaction for any material, with promising practical applications.

‘Specialized’ microbes within plant species promote diversity, study finds

March 11, 2019
Yale research has found that tree seedlings grew less effectively in soil below their mother tree than in soil found under a different tree of the same species.