December 2016 News

December 6, 2016
The naming of colors has long been a topic of interest in the study of human culture and cognition — revealing the link between perception, language, and the categorization...
December 6, 2016
“Luxury and Rubble,” a new book by Yale anthropologist Erik Harms, tells the tale of two urban developments in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnamese city formerly called Saigon.
December 6, 2016
YaleNews features works recently or soon to be published by members of the University community. Descriptions are based on material provided by the publishers. Authors of new...
December 5, 2016
Yale researchers have helped identify a novel, functional “microprotein” encoded in the human genome, using a technique that has revealed more than 400 new proteins too tiny...
December 1, 2016
Scientists have taken spectroscopic snapshots of nature’s most mysterious relay race: the passage of extra protons from one water molecule to another during conductivity.