Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary ‘rules’
Common treeshrews native to Southeast Asia have been shown to break two common bits of evolutionary wisdom: the island rule and Bergmann’s rule.
Uncovering asthma’s genetic origins
YSPH explores how researchers are combing through mountains of data to understand a disease that afflicts growing numbers of children and adults.
Gao Yufang on taking a new approach to stopping the ivory trade
Gao Yufang ’14 M.E.Sc. discusses a new paper he has co-authored, calling for a holistic, values-based approach to addressing the epidemic of elephant poaching.
Yale study: Violence declines during intensive PTSD treatment
An intensive Veterans Health Administration treatment program can reduce violent behavior in combat veterans with PTSD, according to new research.
New test shows when body is fighting a virus
By collecting cells with a simple nasal swab and testing for RNA expression and protein levels, researchers are able to positively identify viral infections.
Opportunities to vaccinate young women against HPV missed at alarming rate
Among women aged 18-26 eligible for vaccination, two-thirds have had “missed opportunity” visits with health care providers, according to Yale research.
Climate benefits of wind and solar outweigh costs of ‘hidden’ emissions
While green technologies like solar and wind do create some carbon emissions, they prevent much more by displacing fossil fuels, according to a new study.