Findings

A moth’s gene helps discern gene functions

A piece of DNA from a moth could signal a major leap in the understanding of what specific genes do.

A new tool for genome research, developed in the Yale laboratory of Tian Xu, Ph.D. ’90, professor and vice chair of genetics, professor of molecular oncology and development and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, promises to greatly accelerate the work of assigning purpose to thousands of unexplored human...

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Using lasers to determine cell function

Using lasers to determine cell function

Through genetic tweaking, researchers at the School of Medicine have made fruit flies walk, jump and fly on command—by...

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A livestock virus may offer a new approach to treating glioblastoma

A livestock virus may offer a new approach to treating glioblastoma

Viruses are hijackers, wreaking infectious havoc by taking over a cell’s machinery and using it to replicate. But their...

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Et Cetera

New target for melanoma

Using a technology devised at Yale five years ago, researchers have found what may be a new target for treatment of...

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A toll on infections

In 1997 the late Charles A. Janeway Jr., M.D., and Ruslan M. Medzhitov, Ph.D., professor of immunobiology, discovered...

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