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‘Conflict and cooperation’: chemistry at the human bacteria interface

September 21, 2018
The Yale Chemical Biology Institute’s Jason Crawford describes his work to uncover the mechanisms of how bacteria regulate the human immune system.

Raymond, Brodersen win major NSF “Rules of Life” awards

September 21, 2018
F&ES professors Peter Raymond and Craig Brodersen have won a combined $1,200,000 for their work on river microbes and conifer needles, respectively.

Early warning sign of psychosis detected

September 21, 2018
Brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will go on to develop full-fledged schizophrenia, says a new study.

‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots

September 19, 2018
The reconfigurable skins, developed in the lab of Yale’s Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, allow users to create multi-functional robots on the fly.

Yale to help develop particle detector assemblies via $1.6M grant

September 19, 2018
Yale is one of four U.S. universities chosen to design and plan the production of 150 particle detector assemblies for a major international physics experiment.

A thief in our midst: Scientists find gut proteins that rob us of vitamins

September 18, 2018
When gut microbes decorate their cell exteriors with proteins called BtuG, they can latch onto and deprive us of essential B12 vitamins, says new Yale research.

Your teen is underestimating the health risks of vaping

September 14, 2018
Young people may think that vaping does no harm — and that’s a problem.