Taming an unruly target in diabetes
Focusing on a simple hormone, a Yale researcher has found specific forms of it that poke toxic holes in cells, a discovery that could help treat diabetes.
Researchers develop a novel RNA-based therapy to target West Nile Virus
New findings by the Yale-led team may represent a breakthrough in treating West Nile Virus after virus invasion of the brain and the central nervous system.
Researchers find a galaxy without dark matter
New findings rule out theories of dark matter as merely a manifestation of the laws of gravity on cosmic scales, and has broad implications for astrophysics.
Study points to potential personalized approach to treating lupus
A new finding by Yale researchers opens the door to future Lupus therapies targeting bacteria rather than the patient’s immune system.
Using solar power to bring clean drinking water to remote areas
Using solar energy and nanoparticles, researchers have developed a water desalination system that could be used off-grid in remote areas or domestic settings.
Paleontologists put the bite on an ancient reptile from New England
Scientists have identified a new prehistoric reptile from Connecticut — the 200 million-year-old Colobops noviportensis — and, boy, did it have a mouth on it.
How do we lose memory? A STEP at a time, researchers say
An increase in the level of the molecule striatal-enriched phosphatase, or STEP, is a common denominator in cognitive decline in numerous species.