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Can microRNAs put the brakes on cancer?

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Can microRNAs put the brakes on cancer?

The complete sequence of the human genome, with its promise of new insights into disease and a host of novel drug targets, was announced to great fanfare in 2003. But a quieter genetic revolution began a full decade earlier, when Dartmouth College scientists studying...

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Student-run clinic is a HAVEN for uninsured

When it comes to health care, New HAVEN’s Fair HAVEN neighborhood has more than its share of the underserved and uninsured. Thanks to a new free medical clinic launched by students from the School of Medicine, the...

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The power of Botox, a drug with many faces

For those of us who first learned of Botox from the frothy pages of People and Entertainment Weekly, it might come as a surprise that a drug that rose to fame in the 1990s as wrinkle-eraser to the stars now makes...

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Yale innovation in the art of observation extends its reach

Yale innovation in the art of observation extends its reach

You might expect a seen-it-all New Haven police detective to be skeptical about the professional benefits of looking at Victorian paintings. But when Lt. Herman Badger recently tried an exercise that hones observation...

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Gift honors Nobelist, sponsors visits by top neuroscientists

Gift honors Nobelist, sponsors visits by top neuroscientists

A lecture series established with a gift from the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund for the Arts and Sciences will bring a leading neuroscientist to the School of Medicine each year to speak and to exchange ideas with...

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