Yale

Doctor to be sentenced for killing Yale physician

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A doctor who police say killed a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute is set to be sentenced to three decades …

Crime

New center to advance biology research

Sep 22, 2017<p>Staff Reporter<p>Thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of Yale researchers will …

Biology

Russia Disrupts Democracies With New Propaganda Tricks

WASHINGTON: The Cold War is back. And this time it’s personal.<p>A quarter century ago America won the Cold War. After a long, patient, cohesive …

Russia

Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles

Warming temperatures are fueling the expansion of pine and spruce beetle outbreaks across North America, Europe, and Siberia, ravaging tens of …

Nature

Is the Milky Way an ‘outlier’ galaxy? Studying its ‘siblings’ for clues

The most-studied galaxy in the universe — the Milky Way — might not be as “typical” as previously thought, according to a new study.<p>The Milky Way, …

Universe

DiCaprio: In 2018, You Must Vote for 'Candidates Who Admit Climate Change is Real' Insider

<b>Shapiro: Keith Ellison 'The Last Person Who Should Be Making Holocaust References'</b><p><b>Former Philadelphia Eagle Reacts to Youth Football Team Kneeling for Anthem</b><p>The Five reacted to a speech Leonardo DiCaprio gave regarding climate change at Yale University.<p>Flanked by former Secretary of State John …

Climate

Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks on Climate Change at Yale, Commits $20 Million To Fight It

Leonardo DiCaprio is more than just a leading man in some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Along with being a writer and producer, he’s also an …

Climate

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• Decrease font size<br>• Reset font size<br>• Increase font size<p>Student Group Achieves Victory for Clinical Research Transparency<p>September 19, 2017<p>Photo credit: …

Pharma

Chasing Disaster: The Risks of Fast, Furious or Fake News

LONDON: Disasters dominate the news agenda, with recent dystopian images of hurricanes raging in from the Atlantic, earthquake-fractured streets in …

Hurricane Harvey

Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression - Volume I Chapter VII

Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression Volume 1<br>Chapter VII<p>CHAPTER VII<p>MEANS USED BY THE NAZI CONSPIRATORS IN GAINING CONTROL OF THE GERMAN STATE<p>1. COMMON …

European History

Rebuilding from 2011 Earthquake, Japanese Towns Choose to Go Off the Grid

Many of the cities in northern Japan damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami are building back their electric grids with renewable energy and …

Renewable Energy

Yale Ditches ‘Freshman’ for Gender-Neutral Term

Yale University has taken another step to change the language there.<p>Marvin Chun, the dean of Yale College, posted an official statement on the …

Conservative View

White people are really confident that things are getting better for black people

Americans, especially wealthy whites, vastly overestimate progress toward racial economic equality despite evidence of persistent gaps between black and white workers when it comes to hourly wages, annual income and household wealth, according to a new paper by Yale University researchers published …

Liberal View

Satellites that Measure Ice Loss to Go Dark

The twin satellites that have been critical in measuring the world’s melting ice sheets for 15 years will soon shut down — months before their …

Global Warming

In a Stunning Turnaround, Britain Moves to End the Burning of Coal

Bigger than any medieval castle, with its six giant white cooling towers gleaming in the sun, the Drax Power Station dominates the horizon for tens …

Energy

Q&A with our new faculty

<b>Could you tell us about your current book project on the history of medicine in the Atlantic slave trade?</b><p><i>To Heal and to Harm: Medicine, Knowledge,</i> …

Slavery

Therapix Biosciences: Another Favorite Marijuana Play

Shares have fallen by around 30% year to date but appear to have found a bottom in the low $5 range.<p>Lead candidate THX-TS01 is currently being …

Business

How Does Private Equity Create Value?

The firms credited with launching the field of private equity, the American Research and Development Corporation (ARDC) and J.H. Whitney & Co., dates …

Yale School of Management

Cal Downs Yale to Open Weekend - California

<b>BERKELEY –</b> The Golden Bears have started building momentum after posting their second consecutive win with a 1-0 shutout of Yale on Friday at Edwards …

California Golden Bears

Yale formalizes freshman to first year change

After beginning to roll out the new terminology in formal correspondence early last spring, University administrators have now begun the process of …

Education

Rowing Blazers Debuts New Harriman Cup Capsule Collection

Today, almost everyone owns a blazer. Rowing Blazers, the menswear line created by archaeologist, rower, and author Jack Carlson, is quick to point …

University of Virginia

China and India Pull Back on Doklam, Choosing to Fight Another Day

NEW DELHI: One week can be a long time in inter-state relations. In a week’s time, India and China had kissed and made up after their armies stood …

India

Architectural Design

Course<p>Offered<p>Coordinating Faculty<p>Required in M.Arch. I first year, spring term.<p>This second core studio explores inhabitation through the design of …

Architecture

Architectural Design: Dance Machine

Project Description<p>The project is based on viewing pedestrian traffic flow as forces that push into the site from the ground level as well as from …

Design

Several Once-Abundant Species Listed as Endangered by IUCN

Six of the most abundant species of ash trees in North America are on the brink of extinction, decimated by an invasive beetle, the emerald ash …

Extinction

In Africa’s Oldest Park, Seeking Solutions to a Destructive Charcoal Trade

On the wooded outskirts of Virunga National Park, a truck lumbers down a deeply rutted dirt road. The vehicle sags and sways precariously under the …

Wildlife

Artificial pancreas to manage type 1 diabetes gets a trial run

A Yale-led clinical trial is testing an “artificial pancreas,” a hybrid closed-loop system of blood sugar monitoring and insulin delivery.

Diabetes

Genetic relatives of extinct tortoises rescued for breeding program

An international expedition to a remote Galapagos Island rescued enough tortoises to start a breeding program that may help resurrect an extinct …

Biological Species

Grand Strategy welcomes prominent practitioners

Students in the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy will take part in seminars to discuss topics of statecraft, foreign policy and social …

Student Journalism

Cost of U.S. Solar Drops 75 percent in Six Years, Ahead of Federal Goal

The Trump administration has announced that a federal goal to slash the cost of utility-scale solar energy to 6 cents per kilowatt-hour by 2020 has …

Renewable Energy