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May 15, 2014
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Bacteria on your hands reflect the country you live in

Where and how you live strongly influences both the type and number of microbes you carry on your hands, according to a new international study led by scientists at Yale and Stanford. The research identified and analyzed bacteria on the … Continue reading

December 23, 2012
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Yale Scientist Named One of ’10 People Who Mattered This Year’

Microbiologist Jo Handelsman has been named one of the “366 Days: Nature’s 10” people who “mattered” in 2012 by Nature Magazine. Handelsman, professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and a national expert on science education, was recognized for her … Continue reading

December 21, 2012
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Fossil of Ancient Marine Animal Reveals Softer Side

A Yale scientist and colleagues in Britain have found a highly unusual ancient marine fossil that retains soft body parts as well as its shell, including limbs, eyes, gills and alimentary system. The fossil represents a new species of ostracod, … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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Yale Study: How Mitochondrial DNA Defects Cause Inherited Deafness

Yale scientists have discovered the molecular pathway by which maternally inherited deafness appears to occur: Mitochondrial DNA mutations trigger a signaling cascade, resulting in programmed cell death. The study is in the Feb. 17 issue of Cell. Mitochondria are cellular … Continue reading