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Biologists and chefs alike know that oil and water don’t mix. So several years ago, when researchers first discovered intramembrane proteases—a class of hydrophilic (“water-loving”) enzymes that inexplicably appeared to function smack in the middle of the oily membrane...

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Magnetic resonance system will open new scientific vistas

The School of Medicine has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) for the purchase of a powerful new 7 Tesla (7T) magnetic resonance system. The 7T system, one of only...

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A robot arrives in the operating room

Operating room nurse Elizabeth Lasorso, R.N., did a double take when she walked into the operating room in late August and saw four robotic arms looming over a patient undergoing a radical prostatectomy. “I saw those...

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State makes first stem-cell grants to Yale

State makes first stem-cell grants to Yale

Yale fared well in the first group of grants awarded in November by the state of Connecticut from a $100 million fund established last year to promote stem cell research. Yale scientists received $7.7 million of the...

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