A toast to the proteins in dinosaur bones

November 9, 2018
Burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait: They both contain chemicals that, under the right conditions, transform their proteins into something new.

Yale study shows immunotherapy drug helps patients with metastatic melanoma

November 8, 2018
New research suggests that melanoma patients with brain metastases should be given a combination of two types of checkpoint inhibitors.

Finding answers at a galactic fountain

November 6, 2018
Researchers have detected a galaxy-scale fountain of cold molecular gas that is powered by a massive black hole

Replicating surfaces, in extreme detail

November 5, 2018
Yale researchers have developed a way to replicate surface structures at the atomic scale — a breakthrough that could lead to a variety of novel applications.

Yale’s Waxman honored by the Society for Neuroscience

November 3, 2018
Yale School of Medicine professor Stephen G. Waxman received the Julius Axelrod Prize Nov. 3 at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting in San Diego.

Editing nature: A call for careful oversight of environmental gene editing

November 2, 2018
A Yale-led team is arguing for new global governance to assure a neutral and informed evaluation of the benefits and risks of gene editing technology.

SOM Insights: Andrew Metrick on the lessons of the financial crisis

November 2, 2018
The history of the 2008 financial crisis is still being written — and the future of our economy may depend on what we can learn from that history.