April 2019 News

Portraits of Pinelopi K. Goldberg and Paul E. Turner, side by side.
April 30, 2019
Pinelopi K. Goldberg and Paul E. Turner were among 100 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30.
Picture of Manning standing next to a TV screen, which shows papyrus with text.
April 29, 2019
When it comes to teaching about the link between human history and climate change, no one goes to greater lengths — literally — than Yale’s Joseph Manning.
Two models, side by side, of the impact of an object with Earth. In both models, concentric circles depict planet Earth while a plotting of red and blue dots scatter around the circles.
April 29, 2019
For more than a century, scientists have squabbled over how the Earth’s moon formed. But researchers at Yale and in Japan say they may have the answer.
Portrait of Costas Meghir, smiling.
April 29, 2019
Meghir is part of a research team evaluating an early-childhood intervention in Odisha, India aimed at reducing the intergenerational transmission of poverty.
A hand reaches to a person who is standing with their arms crossed.
April 26, 2019
Exposure to violence does not change the ability to learn who is likely to do harm, but it does damage the ability to place trust in “good people.”
Kramnick lies on the ground, facing a dogs face close to his own.
April 24, 2019
Jonathan Kramnick’s cross-disciplinary course “Animals in Literature and Theory” explores representations of animal life in literature, philosophy, and science.
Close up of Luque's face, holding a stone with an imprint of a crab between his index finger and his thumb.
April 24, 2019
The newly discovered species is the earliest example of a swimming arthropod with paddle-like legs since the extinction of sea scorpions 250 million years ago.