Findings

Building the case against a rogue gene

Three labs, including one at Yale, independently target a gene implicated in autism.

Researchers know that defects in brain development are to blame for autism, but pinpointing the likely genetic culprits has remained an elusive goal. To put it in mobster terms, there is no single...

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In the olfactory bulb, new neural stem cells learn to listen before they speak

Like a newborn learning from its parents, a neuron born of neural stem cells in the adult brain must take its cues from its elders if it hopes to mature and survive, according to new research headed...

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Et Cetera

Big role for tiny RNA

Tiny RNAs discovered in “junk” DNA play an important role in controlling gene function, Yale scientists reported in the...

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Nanotubes can kill bacteria

A study to measure the toxic effects of nanotubes on human cells has led to a possible new approach to treating...

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Tiny RNAs discovered in “junk” DNA play an important role in controlling gene function, Yale scientists reported in the journal Nature in October.

Yale researchers have engineered a virus that can find its way through the vascular system and kill deadly brain...

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