Obesity rates on the rise among U.S veterans
The obesity rate among veterans has reached 32.7% and is rising toward the national average, according to a new joint study by Yale and the VA.
Where the brain processes spiritual experiences
Yale scientists have identified a possible neurobiological home for the spiritual experience — the sense of connection to something greater than oneself.
Study examines the rise of plaque in arteries
A new Yale study looks at how arterial plaque forms at a molecular level, and may help produce targeted treatments for heart disease and stroke prevention.
Modern birds evolved from ground-dwelling ancestor, after asteroid hit
The asteroid the killed off the dinosaurs may have cleared the way for a ground-dwelling common ancestor of modern birds to thrive, according to new research.
Scientists look to systems approach for next generation of cancer research
2018 Systems Biology Institute Symposium featured representatives from Yale and other research institutions to better understand how cancer harms the body.
What makes us well? Diversity, health care, and cycling to work matter
Among 77 community attributes, diversity, access to health care, and public transit stand out in a new study as being strongly tied to self-reported well-being.
PROSPECTing for antineutrinos
The Precision Reactor Oscillation and Spectrum Experiment has completed an antineutrino detector that will probe the possible existence of a new form of matter.