Findings

“Unbreakable” bones prompt a hunt for genes

“Unbreakable” bones prompt a hunt for genes

Aided by a Connecticut family with unusually high bone density, a Yale team sheds light on osteoporosis.

The DNA of an extended Connecticut family has yielded a possible target for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, according to Yale scientists who reported their findings in the May issue of...

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In experiment with rats, an engineered peptide helps the spinal cord regenerate

In experiment with rats, an engineered peptide helps the spinal cord regenerate

Building on their previous research, scientists at Yale have developed a synthetic peptide that promotes nerve fiber growth in the damaged spinal cords of laboratory rats. If applied to humans, this...

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Et Cetera

SIDS and a faulty neuron

A study by Yale physicians suggests that sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) may be linked to a defect in a neuron that...

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Seeking genes and proteins

As part of a billion-dollar investment in science and engineering, the university announced in April that it will spend...

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