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December 8, 2014
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Unlike people, monkeys aren’t fooled by expensive brands

In at least one respect, Capuchin monkeys are smarter than humans — they don’t assume a higher price tag means better quality, according to a new Yale study appearing in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology. People consistently tend to … Continue reading

February 7, 2014
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Yale study: Forest emissions, wildfires explain why ancient Earth was so hot

The release of volatile organic compounds from Earth’s forests and smoke from wildfires 3 million years ago had a far greater impact on global warming than ancient atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, a new Yale study finds. The research provides … Continue reading

December 5, 2013
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For metals of the smartphone age, no Plan B

Many of the metals needed to feed the surging global demand for high-tech products, from smart phones to solar panels, cannot be replaced, leaving some markets vulnerable if resources become scarce, according to a new Yale study. In a comprehensive … Continue reading

July 2, 2012
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Despite Efforts for Change, Bangladeshi Women Prefer to Use Pollution-Causing Cookstoves

Women in rural Bangladesh prefer inexpensive, traditional stoves for cooking over modern ones — despite significant health risks, according to a Yale study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A large majority of respondents (94%) believed that … Continue reading

January 9, 2011
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Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma

Children who receive antibiotics within the first six months of life are at a significantly increased risk of developing asthma and allergies by 6 years of age, even without a genetic predisposition, new research by the Yale School of Public … Continue reading