Ancient Chinese medicine unlocks new possibilities for cancer treatment
After 20 years of research, Yale pharmacologist Yung-Chi Cheng and his partners are launching the first international clinical trial for a botanical drug.
How T cells make sure they have quiet time
Each T cell has a gas pedal and brakes that operate simultaneously. When T cells overwork, people can be more susceptible to overactive immune responses.
Why throat cancers are on the rise, and why it matters to you
Oropharyngeal cancers are on the rise among men, and HPV — the most prevalent sexually transmitted infection in the United States — is causing the uptick.
SOM Insights: Male scientists praise their own research more
Male scientists are more likely than their women colleagues to use words like “excellent” to describe their own work — which may impact how it’s received.
Emotionally intelligent bosses make for happier, more creative employees
A study of close to 15,000 people has found that when managers acknowledge employees’ emotions — and manage their own feelings — the entire workplace benefits.
The harmful effects of stress during pregnancy can last a lifetime
According to a new study, stress in the womb and soon after birth can decrease the body’s ability to ward off bacterial infections and fight tumors for life.
Basu, Fischer, Urry named inaugural AAS Fellows
Yale Professors Sarbani Basu, Meg Urry, and Debra Fischer are among the inaugural fellows of the American Astronomical Society.