For vitiligo patient, arthritis drug restores skin color

A medication for treating rheumatoid arthritis has restored skin color in a patient suffering from vitiligo, according to dermatologists at Yale School of Medicine. The disfiguring condition is best known as the disease that plagued late pop star Michael Jackson. The...
Galactic crashes fuel quasars, study finds

Galactic crashes fuel quasars, study finds

When galaxies collide, bright things happen in the universe. Using the Hubble Space Telescope’s infrared vision, astronomers have unveiled some of the previously hidden origins of quasars, the brightest objects in the universe. A new study finds that quasars are born...
New type of drug can target all disease-causing proteins

New type of drug can target all disease-causing proteins

Current drugs block the actions of only about a quarter of known disease-causing proteins, but Yale University researchers have developed a technology capable of not just inhibiting, but destroying every protein it targets. The new type of drug, called Proteolysis...
Ancient snakes — a new hiss-tory

Ancient snakes — a new hiss-tory

The ancestral snakes in the grass actually lived in the forest, according to the most detailed look yet at the iconic reptiles. A comprehensive analysis by Yale University paleontologists reveals new insights into the origin and early history of snakes. For one thing,...

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