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Yale astronomer combines science education and community outreach

December 8, 2017
Michael Faison, founding director of the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium, wants to make the cosmos more accessible for everyone.

Simple temperature change makes gene-editing more efficient

December 8, 2017
The new finding expands the usefulness of the CRISPR-Cpf1 technology, allowing researchers to make targeted genetic changes in a host of model organisms.

Unusual melting behavior of mantle mineral may dictate deep flow

December 8, 2017
New findings by Yale researchers illustrate how convection in Earth’s mantle is affected by unique physical properties of the mineral ferropericlase.

Yale Center for Clinical Investigation begins a second decade of support

December 7, 2017
Established in 2005, the YCCI provides infrastructure and support for medical research and education for the next generation of clinician-scientists at Yale.

Role of melanoma-promoting protein revealed

December 5, 2017
New findings by Yale researchers suggest that targeting the gene MELK might be a promising therapeutic option for treating the deadly skin cancer.

YSPH study finds link between Legionnaires' disease and CT watersheds

December 5, 2017
Contamination of the Naugatuck and Quinebaug watersheds in Connecticut may be responsible for a rise in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the state.

Vets who receive medical-legal aid show improvements in mental health

December 4, 2017
Legal assistance with housing, benefits, and other matters increases mental health and other quality-of-life outcomes in veterans, according to research.