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Using solar power to bring clean drinking water to remote areas

March 23, 2018
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

March 23, 2018
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

March 22, 2018
An increase in the level of the molecule striatal-enriched phosphatase, or STEP, is a common denominator in cognitive decline in numerous species.

YSPH study reveals new findings on marijuana use among young men

March 21, 2018
The social fabrics of their neighborhoods, including friendships and ideas about masculinity, have a powerful impact on marijuana use among young minority men.

One in three young adults has ridden with an impaired driver

March 21, 2018
A new study co-authored by a Yale researcher finds that one in three teens have ridden with a driver — usually a peer — impaired by alcohol or marijuana.

New research opens door for potential treatment of deadly lung disease

March 21, 2018
When COPD patients encounter the bacterium H. influenzae, the results can be fatal. A new study offers critical insight into treatment.

Study finds poor access to obstetric and neonatal care in low-income areas

March 16, 2018
Many pregnant women in low-income areas have to travel farther than their peers to deliver their babies — and that gap in care appears to be growing.