Professor Christopher Pittenger has revealed that interneurons are implicated in the development of Tourette’s Syndrome, a debilitating condition that causes uncontrollable tics in patients.
A team of Yale researchers recently discovered that rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, infects more easily at a cooler temperature than a warmer one due to an inhibited innate antiviral response at the colder temperature.
According to Yale doctors who developed measures for Obama Care, socioeconomic status is not a significant factor in hospital readmission rates. Yale physician Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz explains why the backlash against these measures is misplaced.
For 50 years, the Wright Particle Accelerator was a symbol of Yale’s commitment to and dominance in the field of physics. This story commemorates these decades of excellence, and explores what is next for the Wright Lab.
A historical record of monsoon depressions shows that a certain type of monsoon storm is on the decline. Yale postdoctorate fellow Naftali Cohen explores this claim with professor William Boos, providing new insight and revising our understanding of how our climate works.
A simple code dictates how DNA is translated into proteins in all living things. Scientists have long thought of these translations as universal, but lately, a few exceptions have come to light. Now, researchers at Yale are probing how and why the genetic code might change.