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The molecule meets the computer chip

The molecule meets the computer chip

Harnessing the power of computers is essential as biologists work to decipher mountains of new data.

It is difficult to imagine two places more different than The Eagle Pub and Celera Genomics, each of which provided the setting for signal events in modern biology. The cozy Eagle, in Cambridge, England, was already a smoky anachronism fitted with burnished brass and dark wood in February 1953, when Francis H.C. Crick famously burst through the door to inform James D. Watson that they had jointly deciphered “the secret of life”—the structure of DNA. Nearly 50 years later, in Celera’s sterile, starkly lit “sequencing rooms,” and in similar rooms at institutions responsible for the government-sponsored Human Genome Project, the complete human...

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A new hospital pavilion, set to open in 2008, will house $430 million cancer facility

A new hospital pavilion, set to open in 2008, will house $430 million cancer facility

Services for cancer patients are currently scattered at six sites across the Yale-New Haven Medical...

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New MBA program to help health professions with the business of medicine

At some point in the 1980s, according to Howard P. Forman, M.D., M.B.A., vice chair and associate...

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Yale and New Haven join in pilot program for treating HIV/AIDS in Russia

Yale and New Haven join in pilot program for treating HIV/AIDS in Russia

Russia today is where the United States was 20 years ago in dealing with HIV/ AIDS: denial and...

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Roundup

Kaplan named to IOM

Edward H. Kaplan, Ph.D., the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the School of Management...

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Yale joins national epilepsy study

Yale has been named a key member of a national group of medical centers that has received the largest grant ever for a...

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