October 2016 News

October 31, 2016
Thousands of children are hospitalized annually for prescription opioid poisonings, and in recent years, hospitalization rates have nearly doubled among children of all ages...
October 28, 2016
A Yale University-led team of scientists has discovered a key gene in that controls the sex of maize flowers — a discovery that could open the door to creation of highly...
October 28, 2016
When freshmen in the Yale Class of 2020 arrived on campus in August, more than half of the 1,371 new students had received a Yale Scholarship as part of a need-based Yale...
October 28, 2016
Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, ignited a national debate this year by not standing when the national anthem is played before football games. This is...
October 27, 2016
Americans have long turned to cranberries as folk medicine for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs), which are more common in women than men. Yet research on the...
October 27, 2016
Civilians with gunshot wounds to the head or other penetrating brain injuries have a 42% chance of surviving, according to a study of more than 400 patients at two major...
October 27, 2016
The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday.