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diseases in newborns

New Approach Improves Detection of Diseases at Birth

The combination of a new sequencing technique and machine learning can speed up the diagnosis of diseases in newborns and reduce false-positive results, Yale...
cold virus

Fighting the Cold Virus and Other Threats, Body Makes Trade-Off, Says...

A Yale research team has revealed how cells in different parts of the human airway vary in their response to the common cold virus....
Cancer and Chronic Infections

Two Molecules Offer Great Potential to Combat Cancer and Chronic Infections

To fight viral infections, your immune system calls on CD8 T cells to kill the infected cells. The CD8 T cells can also be used in immunotherapy approaches...
Robotic Fingers

Surfaces a Key Element in Robotic Fingers

Picking up a pen off a desk and writing with it might seem easy to you, but it’s no small feat to a robot. For...
quantum gate

Yale Researchers ‘Teleport’ a Quantum Gate

Yale University researchers have demonstrated one of the key steps in building the architecture for modular quantum computers: the “teleportation” of a quantum gate...
Arctic sea ice

‘Archived’ Heat Has Reached Deep into the Arctic Interior

Arctic sea ice isn’t just threatened by the melting of ice around its edges, a new study has found: Warmer water that originated hundreds...
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis: How Scientists Developed a Breakthrough Drug

Imagine waking up to a world that blurs in front of you. Heading to the kitchen for breakfast, you’re hit with a wave of...
Pulmonary Embolism

Can Echocardiography Improve Care of Patients with Pulmonary Embolism?

The use of echocardiography, which creates two-dimensional images of the heart, can help clinicians better predict outcomes for individuals with pulmonary embolisms, says a...
Metabolism

Mapping Metabolism with a Yale-Developed Imaging Technique

Yale researchers have developed a new imaging technique that captures detailed information about metabolism, which plays a role in many diseases. The novel yet...
Bulk metallic glasses

Study Reveals Clue to Glass Mystery

Addressing a centuries-old question, researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states. This breakthrough could allow for more...
Miscarriage

Researchers Reveal Miscarriage Cause, Key Cellular Targets of Potential Drugs

Tragic miscarriages for a couple have led to a discovery with potentially broad implications for future disease treatments, according to a team of researchers...
high-powered lasers

​Researchers Develop Irregular-Shaped Laser to Tackle Laser Instability

An international research team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Yale University and Imperial College London has designed a new way to build high-powered lasers that...
Neurological Diseases

Function of Gene Mutations Linked to Neurological Diseases Identified

Several gene mutations have been linked to Parkinson’s disease, but exactly how and where some of them cause their damage has been unclear. A...
obesity

Lab ‘Failure’ Leads to Potential Treatment for Obesity

Yale scientists set out to create a morbidly obese mouse. They failed miserably. What they found was much more interesting. “We created a mouse that eats...
Lyme disease

Treating Lyme Disease in 2018: Advances and Misconceptions

Summer in Connecticut is also Lyme disease season. In the past few years, there has been much media attention over the significant increase in...
obesity

Study Finds Surprise Link Between Metabolism and Immunity

In the search for obesity treatments, scientists recently zeroed in on a gene known as Nucleobindin-2 (Nucb2), which was believed to play a role...
metallic glass

A Better Way to 3D Print Metallic Glass

In the last several years, 3D printing with plastics has advanced rapidly. Now, a team of researchers have shown that it may soon be...
HIV Mutants

New Compound Targets Drug-Resistant HIV Mutants

Antiretroviral therapies have worked wonders suppressing HIV replication and its progression to AIDS, but their effectiveness is deteriorating due to the constant development of...
cancer

Complementary Medicine for Cancer Can Decrease Survival

People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were...
brain activity

Aren’t Sure? Brain Is Primed for Learning

“We only learn when there is uncertainty, and that is a good thing,” said Daeyeol Lee, Yale’s Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and professor...