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Study measures impact of economic aid programs in Afghanistan war zone

April 13, 2018
Researchers have found that one-time cash payments and job training programs do little to sway Kandahar residents away from the Taliban.

SOM Insights: Why do women inventors win fewer patents?

April 13, 2018
Researchers from the Yale School of Management argue that eliminating the gender disparity in patent approvals is crucial to increasing economic innovation.

Celebrating 20 years of Women’s Health Research at Yale

April 12, 2018
In honor of this anniversary, WHRY’s supporters, scientists, and students offer their thoughts on the last two decades and the change the initiative has made.

Big data analysis accurately predicts patient survival from heart failure

April 12, 2018
Yale researchers used their findings to develop a predictive online tool that could be integrated into electronic health records in healthcare systems.

Advancing the science of smell — with a hint of musk

April 9, 2018
New Yale-led research into the molecular basis of the human sense of smell may have implications for a variety of effects on mood and behavior in vertebrates.

Study: Topical antibiotic triggers unexpected antiviral response

April 9, 2018
Researchers say the response, observed against flu, herpes, and Zika viruses, could help lead to the future development of better antiviral medications.

New device uses sound waves in pristine crystals to store information

April 3, 2018
Researchers hope to enable searches for new physics, unique forms of precision sensing, and novel approaches to quantum information processing.