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Two Yale Teams among Science Top 10 for 2005

Two Yale Teams among Science Top 10 for 2005

Genetic mutations linked to brain development and disease were among last year’s leading discoveries.

Two findings by Yale scientists have been included in Science magazine’s list of the 10 leading scientific breakthroughs of 2005. The teams found evidence that both Tourette syndrome (TS) and...

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New twist on experiment unleashes the brain’s potential for healing

New twist on experiment unleashes the brain’s potential for healing

When we pour concrete for a sidewalk or foundation, we want the material to be as fluid as possible, so that it will easily assume the shape we have in mind. But for our structure to be durable and...

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Protection against mad cow disease

In 1996, during an epidemic of mad cow disease—bovine spongiform encephalopathy—in British cattle, epidemiologists...

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Taste and smell—the nose knows

Although our taste buds distinguish sweet, sour, salty, savory and bitter, flavor arises from a combination of tastes...

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