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sugar

Yale team deciphers sugar’s siren song

Sugar’s sweetness and calorie content combine to give it lethal power to destroy diets, many scientists have assumed.  However, new study by Yale University...
depression

Yale’s depression model outperforms psychiatrists

A simple questionnaire filled out by depressed patients can help identify whether a particular medication is likely to help them, according to a new...
Alzheimer’s

Research in the news: Hyperactive neurons may be culprit in Alzheimer’s

A long-term reduction in neuronal activity reduces amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease, Yale University researchers have found.  The study, using mouse models of...

‘Ecosystem of influence’: Study looks at the role of corporate funding...

A computer analysis of 20 years of data found that corporate funding influenced both the content and specific language used to encourage public skepticism...

New synthetic offers a better glimpse into diabetes and the aging...

A synthetic process developed at Yale University will allow researchers to study a key molecule involved in diabetes, inflammation, and human aging. The new process...

Strategies for tackling drug-resistant bugs put to the test by maths...

To tackle antibiotic resistance, scientists should look at how strains of drug-resistant bugs compete with those susceptible to drugs.  That is the conclusion of researchers...

Yale scientists devise new platform to view metabolism

Metabolism is essential for the maintenance of life, in organisms ranging from yeast to humans. To deepen understanding of metabolism and its role in...

New Protein Manufacturing Process Unveiled

Researchers from Northwestern University and Yale University have developed a user-friendly technology to help scientists understand how proteins work and fix them when they...

A shape-shifting navigation device for both the sighted and visually impaired

Combine mechanical engineering, experimental theater, and an old dark church, and you’re bound to get some interesting results — a new navigation device, for...

Trapping light with a twister

Researchers at MIT who succeeded last year in creating a material that could trap light and stop it in its tracks have now developed...