June 2020 News

June 30, 2020
Yale engineering Professor Corey O’Hern is working to advance our understanding of the novel coronavirus’ structure, in order to aid drug design and more.
June 25, 2020
A team of social scientists led by Nobel Prize-winning economist William Nordhaus has pioneered a new approach to appraising the state of the U.S. labor market.
June 22, 2020
Average hours worked in small businesses plummeted by 60% in March due to COVID-19 restrictions. As of June 6, they remain 35.9% below pre-pandemic levels.
June 22, 2020
How did an eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano in 43 B.C.E. affect the Mediterranean region of antiquity? Yale’s Joe Manning is the person to ask.
June 22, 2020
Hacker has been awarded the 2020 Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance.
June 18, 2020
“Why do plants have thorns?” is an easy question. “Where do thorns come from?” is more complicated — but Yale scientists have found an answer.
June 17, 2020
New research shows that early dinosaur eggs had soft, leathery shells like modern turtles — quite unlike the bird egg-like hard shells of conventional wisdom.