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March 1, 2014
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Q&A: Climate change is already here, says ‘father of green chemistry’

Paul Anastas, the Yale chemist widely known as the “father of green chemistry,” talks about greenhouse gases, science policy, Richard Nixon, and being “a sworn enemy of the status quo.”

February 22, 2014
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Research in the news: The rise of oxygen on Earth

Yale’s Noah J. Planavsky and collaborators have published a Nature review article titled “The rise of oxygen in Earth’s early ocean and atmosphere.” Published online Feb. 19, the review surveys and assesses research about the emergence of significant oxygen concentrations … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
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Within ‘Habitable Zone,’ More Planets than We Knew

The number of known places in our galaxy theoretically hospitable to life may be significantly greater than previously thought, according to new research. Researchers with Planet Hunters are reporting the discovery of a Jupiter-sized planet in the so-called “habitable zone” … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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With Random Lasers, Yale Researchers Fight Random Noise, Improve Imaging

Using “random lasers” as a source of illumination in medical imaging equipment could improve both processing time and the clarity of the final images, according to new research by Yale University scientists. Imaging systems currently rely on a variety of … Continue reading

March 1, 2012
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Torosaurus is Not Triceratops, Yale Researchers Say

A year-long study by Yale University paleontologists concludes that two related horned dinosaurs are different animals and not adult and juvenile versions of the same. “We’re saying, ‘No, they’re different,’” said Nicholas R. Longrich, a postdoctoral fellow in Yale’s Department … Continue reading

February 18, 2012
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At Yale, Quantum Computing is a (qu)bit Closer to Reality

Physicists at Yale University have taken another significant step in the development of quantum computing, a new frontier in computing that promises exponentially faster information processing than the most sophisticated computers of today. In research published online this month in … Continue reading

November 18, 2011
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Yale Engineers Invent Novel Way to Sort Microparticles – By Size

Engineers at Yale University have developed a new, highly efficient technique for separating, sorting, and concentrating synthetic microscopic particles within complex fluids based on size. The new technique suggests the possibility of significant clinical, diagnostic, and pharmaceutical applications, such as … Continue reading