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September 27, 2016
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Yale researchers’ technology turns wasted heat into power

Researchers at Yale have developed a new technology that could make energy from the low-temperature wasted heat produced by industrial sources and power plants, tapping into a widely available — and mostly unused — resource.

January 29, 2015
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At the intersection of engineering and music, Yale students hit the right notes

During the holiday season, it’s not unusual to be serenaded by Yale’s many choirs and a cappella ensembles caroling around campus. But this past December, only in Yale’s Center for Engineering Innovation & Design (CEID) could you be treated to … Continue reading

July 7, 2014
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For the next generation: Democracy ensures we don’t take it all with us

Given the chance to vote, people will leave behind a legacy of resources that ensures the survival of the next generation, a series of experiments by Yale and Harvard psychologists show. However, when people are left to their own devices, … Continue reading

June 7, 2014
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A new device deciphers the language of cells

A biomedical engineer listens in on what proteins are saying. As inventions go, Yale biomedical engineer Rong Fan’s entry into the innovation sweepstakes is not much to look at. Fan’s device, impressively named a single-cell, 45-plex protein secretion measurement platform, … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
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Writers from seven countries awarded $150,000 Yale prize

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale has announced the winners of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes. This year’s recipients illustrate the global scale of the prizes, with the eight winning writers hailing from seven countries. The winners … Continue reading

February 26, 2014
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Yale prepares for atom smasher’s farewell, sets stage for new physics era

Yale University has begun a multi-phase renovation of the former Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory that will reinvent the landmark nuclear physics lab for a new era in physics research. Expected to take at least three years, the project will transform … Continue reading

November 27, 2013
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From Mercury to Morocco, and onward to Yale: a meteorite’s tale

Talk about a precious stone — the largest piece of the only known meteorite from the planet Mercury has found its way to Yale, where it is now on display at the Peabody Museum of Natural History. Known as NWA … Continue reading

November 16, 2013
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The science of living better, longer

Did you ever wonder what science is doing to help us age more comfortably, in better health, doing the things we care about, for a longer span of time? If so, have a look at the Yale YouTube channel, where … Continue reading