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Stronger than steel, novel metals are moldable as plastic

New Haven, Conn. -- Imagine a material that's stronger than steel, but just as versatile as plastic, able to take on a seemingly endless variety of forms. For decades, materials scientists have been trying to come up with just such an ideal su...

Scientists synthesize long-sought-after anticancer agent

New Haven, Conn. -- A team of Yale University scientists has synthesized for the first time a chemical compound called lomaiviticin aglycon, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that appear to target and destroy cancer stem cells. ...

Newly discovered dinosaur likely father of Triceratops

New Haven, Conn. -- Triceratops and Torosaurus have long been considered the kings of the horned dinosaurs. But a new discovery traces the giants' family tree further back in time, when a newly discovered species appears to have reigned long befor...

New test shows promise for accurate early diagnosis of Turner syndrome

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has demonstrated a novel and accurate test for early diagnosis of Turner syndrome. Turner syndrome affects ...

Cosmic curiosity reveals ghostly glow of dead quasar

New Haven, Conn. -- While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years ago, Dutch schoolteacher and volunteer astronomer Hanny van Arkel stumbled upon a strange-looking object that baffl...

Using discards, scientists discover different dinosaurs’ stomping grounds

New Haven, Conn. -- By examining the type of rock in which dinosaur fossils were embedded, an often unappreciated part of the remains, scientists have determined that different species of North American dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous perio...

Scientists trick bacteria with small molecules

New Haven, Conn. -- A team of Yale University scientists has engineered the cell wall of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, tricking it into incorporating foreign small molecules and embedding them within the cell wall. The finding, described onl...

New supercomputer ‘sees’ well enough to drive a car someday

New Haven, Conn. -- Navigating our way down the street is something most of us take for granted; we seem to recognize cars, other people, trees and lampposts instantaneously and without much thought. In fact, visually interpreting our environm...

Gene scan finds link across array of childhood brain disorders

Mutations in a single gene can cause several types of developmental brain abnormalities that experts have traditionally considered different disorders. With support from the National Institutes of Health, researchers found those mutations through w...

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