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Study finds risk of pulmonary embolism from ultrasound
There’s a little known — yet serious — risk to using ultrasound to diagnose deep vein thrombosis, say Yale researchers.
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Negative beliefs about aging predict Alzheimer’s disease
Research led by the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that individuals who hold negative beliefs about aging are more likely to have brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Doubling down on Schrödinger’s cat
Yale physicists have given Schrödinger’s famous cat a second box to play in, and the result may help further the quest for reliable quantum computing.
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Sugar rush shrinks brain cell powerhouse
The spike in blood sugar levels that can come after a meal is controlled by the brain’s neuronal mitochondria, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
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Did Henry VIII suffer same brain injury as some NFL players?
Henry VIII may have suffered repeated traumatic brain injuries similar to those experienced by football players, according to research by a Yale University expert in cognitive neurology.
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Bird family tree
A Yale-led scientific team has produced the most comprehensive family tree for birds to date, connecting all living bird species — nearly 10,000 in total — and revealing surprising new details about history and evolution.
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Hawk over East Rock.
Arthritis drug spurs hair growth
The Yale School of Medicine reported the successful treatment of a patient's alopecia universalis, a disease that results in loss of all body hair, using an existing drug for rheumatoid arthritis.
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Arthritis drug spurs hair growth
Robots Reading Vogue
Yale researchers and digital humanists are now using modern computer algorithms to dive through Vogue’s rich electronic record in order to study the evolution of fashion and culture in the media.
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Robots Reading Vogue
Predator from the prehistoric seas
A Yale research team says Pentecopterus lived 467 million years ago and could grow to nearly six feet and had large, grasping limbs for trapping prey.
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Pentecopterus lived 467 million years ago.
An unexpected antidepressant
Yale scientists explain how the drug ketamine vanquishes depression within hours.
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Ketamine

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