Yale University

Yale University   link
Location: New Haven - Connecticut
New Haven, CT 06520


A new explanation for Jupiter’s great, shrinking ’Spot’

Astronomy & Space

A steady diet of smaller storms may be what fuels Jupiter's Great Red Spot - and a decline in small storms may be causing it to shrink. Jupiter's Great Red Spot - the biggest windstorm in the solar system - is shrinking, and a new study may help explain why. Located in Jupiter's southern hemisphere, the Great Red Spot is a swirling, red-orange oval of high pressure more than 10,000 miles wide.

Pharmacology - Jul 8

Seven-day buprenorphine is safe for those with minimal opioid withdrawal


An extended-release version of buprenorphine, a treatment for opioid use disorder, can be used earlier than other medication.

Environment - Jun 28

Giant clams may hold the answers to making solar energy more efficient


In a new study, Yale researcher Alison Sweeney found that giant clams in the Western Pacific may be the most efficient solar energy system on the planet.

Career - Jun 24

Rising health care prices are driving unemployment and job losses

When health care costs rise, employers outside the health care sector cut jobs, leading to higher unemployment among healthy middle-class wage earners.

Life Sciences - Jun 13

New insights into the brain regions involved in paranoia

Life Sciences

Through a novel approach, Yale researchers translate data from monkeys to better understand how paranoia arises in the human brain.

Health - May 31

This well-timed ’chameleon’ sneaks up on drug-resistant brain cancers

Yale scientists say KL-50, their lead "chameleon" compound, effectively targets tumors without harming healthy surrounding tissue. In a new study, Yale researchers describe how a novel chemical compound attacks drug-resistant brain tumors without harming healthy surrounding tissue.

Health - May 24

In stroke response, speed is key; Yale study reveals where delays are worst


When it comes to stroke treatment, every minute counts. A new study identifies factors associated with treatment delays - and targets for intervention.

Life Sciences - May 23

Tracking the cellular and genetic roots of neuropsychiatric disease

Life Sciences

A new study of nearly 400 human brains links genetic variants to genes and cell types, which could help enable precision-medicine for neuropsychiatric disease.

Health - Jul 1

Kids’ susceptibility to seasonal viruses may protect them from COVID-19

A new study finds that frequent viral and bacterial infections in children boost nasal immune defenses, which may have helped protect kids from severe COVID-19.

Health - Jun 25

Boosting ’natural killer’ cell activity could improve cancer therapy

Natural killer cells hold promise for treating cancer. Yale researchers have found a way to overcome their main limitation.

Health - Jun 20

New enzyme developed at Yale offers hope for patients with lupus

An enzyme engineered by Yale researchers prevented lupus in mice and shows promise for patients with the disease. An enzyme-based treatment developed by Yale researchers mitigated autoimmunity and reduced death rates in both genetic and non-genetic mouse lupus models, a new study reveals.

’Fuzzy’ maps offer insight into local perceptions of volunteering’s value

Social Sciences

In a new study, Yale researchers employed fuzzy cognitive mapping to better understand how volunteering benefits poor women in Jordan.

Health - May 29

To avoid infection spread, how long a quarantine is sufficient? It depends


Yale researchers assessed how long international travelers should be quarantined to prevent COVID-19 infection rise, finding it differed quite a bit by country.

Health - May 24

Physical frailty may put people at greater risk of depression

The findings of a new Yale study suggest physical frailty may be a risk factor for depression - and a target for intervention. Individuals who meet at least one of the criteria for physical frailty are at higher risk of also developing depression, a new Yale study finds.

Health - May 23

Sea of love: Behind the unusual sexual parasitism of deep-water anglerfish


A new study illuminates the evolution of deep-sea anglerfish with a focus on the development of their unique (and somewhat unsettling) mating routine.

website - preview