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Dreams of the World: Mechanisms of Immune Defense against Viruses with Akiko Iwasaki, Yale University

Dreams of the World: One Dream a Time. This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels.   ¨My dream is to make vaccines that protect humans from infections diseases and cancer, ¨said Akiko Iwasaki, professor of Department of Immunobiology and Department of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology…

Yale F&ES 30th Annual Doctoral Student Research Conference

October 4, 2013. Yale University – Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy was the keynote speaker at the Yale F&ES 30th Annual Doctoral Student Research Conference. His talk entitled, “Conservation that can make a difference: Choosing Gifford Pinchot over Grizzly Adams” took place at Kroon Hall. Kareiva, named in 2011 a member of…

Dreams of the World: Elizabeth Tolulope (Nigeria)

 This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people we meet during our travels. ¨My dream is … of Africa’s Youth who are motivated, vibrant, thriving and fulfilled as they lead change in every sector. It is of young people re-crafting the views and perceptions of African cities and…

Curiosity

  ¨We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.¨ — Walt Disney

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

    The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate*: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences. The Project´s team is formed by Sarah Demers (Physics – Assistant professor, Physics Department at Yale…

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond Planet

There’s a gigantic diamond in outer space, according to new research from a team led by Yale University scientists. About as twice as big as Earth and with eight times more mass, the rocky planet is a “Super Earth” and orbits a star 40 light years away in the constellation Cancer. First detected in 2004, …