December 2018 News

A graph shows three pleated sheets of different colors (pink, deep blue, and apple green) and same shape, parallel to each other. On top of them, different molecules are shown.
December 18, 2018
Yale researchers have slashed the number of steps needed to synthesize two natural anticancer products using a novel approach to organic chemistry.
Small office. Two people sit and one stands in front of a huge screen coupled with two more on the bottom. One of the people (president Salovey) waives at the main screen which shows a video of the room he is in (revealing that there is another person sitting in front of the monitor, which is not captured byt the image, for a total of 4 people in the room). Everyone shows joviality and smile.
December 18, 2018
From inside an fMRI machine, President Salovey moved a pair of virtual scissors by focusing on certain images for a high-tech ribbon cutting on Dec. 17. 
A middled aged man stands in a landscape with reddish mountains in the distance and a blue sky devoid of clouds. He is touching the tip of a pile of rocks next to him, so tall they reach up to his shoulder. He is wearing shorts, hiking boots, and a blue sweater. All his clothing is dusty and his hair is in disarray. He smiles.
December 17, 2018
Evans, the head of Berkeley College and professor of geology and geophysics, discusses his latest work, Earth’s “middle-aged” period, and more.
Portarit of a woman. She stands in what seems to be a stage. She is elegantly dressed in a dress. She seems to be giving a talk.
December 14, 2018
Dorsey, founder of the digital drawing company Mental Canvas, will receive $2 million in venture capital funding, as well as access to additional resources.
Portarit of Michael J. Donoghue. He stands, cross-armed, in front of huge dinosour skeletons from the main exhibition of the Peabody Museum.
December 13, 2018
The appointment was announced Dec. 13 by Vice Provost for Research Peter Schiffer. Donoghue’s three-year term will begin on Jan. 1.
A book cover. On a white background, the book title and author's name are prominent, displayed in red. The title is "A People's Constitution", while the author is Rohit De. In the middle of the cover, the words: "The Everyday Life of Law In The Indian Republic". All text is surrounded by small drawings of people.
December 13, 2018
A brief look into assistant professor of history Rohit De’s new book: “A People’s Constitution.”  
Portrait of Amin Karbasi, holding a dry-erase marker and standing in front of a white blackboard. His demeanor suggests he is teaching a class.
December 12, 2018
From faster rides to better health outcomes, engineering and computer science professor Amin Karbasi is making data work for you.