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yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
“It turns out...you can accurately predict the location and timing of an attack down to the village level, for thousands of villages in Afghanistan.” Yale political scientist Jason Lyall has been conducting field research in Afghanistan since 2009, measuring support for the Taliban.

Predicting Taliban attacks: Q&A w/ Jason Lyall

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yesterday at 17:25. Facebook
We're celebrating #nationalpuppyday with this #TBT of Handsome Dan XVIII, who just celebrated turning 6 months old. They grow up so fast!
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yesterday at 12:00. Facebook
For Women's History Month, we asked Yale students to reflect on their sources of inspiration.

Mindy Le ’19, Ezra Stiles College

—Who is your role model?

Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier

—What kind of inspiration have these women been in your own life?

Jointly, Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier have been recent role-models in my life for their collaboration and discovery...
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03/22/2017 at 19:18. Facebook
“How will Republicans explain that a key consequence of their health care overhaul is a sharp and unprecedented redistribution of health care funding away from their own voters?” — Jason A. Levitis, senior fellow at Yale Law School's Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, led ACA implementation at the Treasury Department.

By failing to account for regional cost differences, the GOP health care plan hurts red states

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03/22/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
A Yale-led 20-year study of a large chimpanzee community found that our close primate relatives can lead surprisingly long lives in the wild, with implications for how older humans help younger generations. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Yale University
03/21/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
For Women's History Month, we asked Yale students to reflect on their sources of inspiration.

Deniz Saip ’19, Trumbull College

—Who is your role model?

Zaha Hadid (Late Yale School of Architecture professor and internationally acclaimed architect)

—What kind of inspiration has she been in your own life?

I always wanted to be an architect as a child but my first interaction with the...
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03/21/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
“It takes only one savage blow to halt our dreams of curing diseases.” — Yale School of Medicine professor Joy Hirsch on the major cuts to science research in President Trump's budget proposal

Scientists Brace for a Lost Generation in American Research

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Yale University
03/20/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
Yale Gymnastics narrowly edged out Cornell to capture its first-ever Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Women’s Championship. Go Bulldogs! #boolaboola

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Yale Gymnastics Wins First ECAC DI Title

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03/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Intent to commit a crime is a crucial factor in determining prison sentences. A new neuroimaging study suggests it is possible to measure brain activity and reveal the subtle variations in intent that matter to the law — whether people know they are committing a crime or are merely being reckless.

Scientists can measure criminal intent — in the moment

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Yale University
03/19/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
An epic view of Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies students visiting the Great Wall of China. F&ES students are scattered around the world for spring break, including a group taking the class, “China's Energy and Sustainability Challenges.”

Photo by Marisa Rodriguez-McGill ’17. See more F&ES spring break adventures at [ Instagram.com Link ]
Yale University
03/19/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
The invaluable HAVEN Free Clinic in New Haven – run by volunteer students and faculty from Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of Nursing, and Yale School of Public Health – gets a new space.

HAVEN Free Clinic settles into a new home

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Yale University
03/18/2017 at 20:33. Facebook
On Friday, the Yale School of Medicine Class of 2017 was among the medical students across the country who opened their Match Day results simultaneously, to discover where they have been matched for residencies. Congratulations!

[Photos: John Curtis] #MatchDay
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03/18/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Yale history professor Timothy Snyder's new book, “On Tyranny: 20 Lessons from the 20th Century” began as a Facebook post written just days after the presidential election. His lessons are based on the recent history of democracies which have collapsed into fascism, Nazism, or communism.

#OnTyranny

Yale historian Timothy Snyder's sobering analysis of past, action plan for present

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Yale University
03/17/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
#facultyfriday Legendary cellist Aldo Parisot ’48 came to Yale from his native Brazil to study in 1946 and joined the Yale School of Music faculty in 1958. At the age of 95, it is Prof. Parisot's immeasurable enthusiasm for teaching that keeps him active. #yalealumni #insideYSM

Music: Pall Kalmansson '17MMA, second movement of Bach's Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.
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03/17/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
A Yale School of Public Health study in China found families with children are willing to invest their income to reduce air pollution. The government's failure to address the environmental crisis is testing the public's trust in the state and “could devolve into a bigger crisis.”

Many in China Willing to Pay for Cleaner Air

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#TBT 1950: Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette MD '50 and Doris Louise Wethers MD '52 were among the first 3 African-Americans (all women) admitted to Yale School of Medicine. They were honored by the university along with trail-blazing faculty in 2011: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Tomorrow is “Match Day,” the highly anticipated moment when med students across the country simultaneously find out where they...
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The diagnosis of Sally Proto's polycystic kidney disease, which is caused by a specific gene mutation, helped her children address their risks in early adulthood.

A family battles inherited kidney disease

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Scientists have found the seasonal “fingerprints” of Arctic sea ice, El Nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions between weather and climate.

Looking for ‘fingerprints’ at intersection of weather & climate

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In 1963, MoMA The Museum of Modern Art commissioned Thomas Wilfred to create a work of “lumia” — one of his spellbinding light compositions. Thirty-seven years later, the installation’s ribbons of light have resumed their mesmerizing dance at Yale University Art Gallery.

Enchanting 1963 MoMA light installation resurrected at Yale

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Why are dystopian novels like “1984” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” climbing the bestseller lists? A Yale professor weighs in.

Why has the dystopian genre made a comeback?

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