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July 27, 2015
Harold W. Scheffler, professor emeritus of anthropology 1963-2008, died peacefully at his home in New Haven on July 24. He was 83. Scheffler was considered one of modern...
July 27, 2015
Astronomers have long known that powerful cosmic winds can sometimes blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and stopping future star formation. Now they...
July 22, 2015
A new introduction by Jonathan Holloway explores Du Bois’s accomplishments while helping readers to better understand his writings in the context of his time as well as ours.
July 22, 2015
Paul Bracken, a Yale professor of management and political science, a leading international security strategist, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses...
July 21, 2015
James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok shot down Davis Tutt 150 years ago in what is today recognized as the first quick-draw gunfight of the American West. John Mack...
July 20, 2015
Twenty years ago, Amazon launched its online retail business. Dirk Bergemann, the Douglass & Marion Campbell Professor of Economics & Computer Science and...
July 16, 2015
Stress wreaks havoc on our health — even at the cellular level.  Cells under certain kinds of duress can lose water and put pressure on our DNA, making it difficult...