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Jeffrey Brock
November 20, 2019
Brock focuses his research on low-dimensional geometry and topology, particularly hyperbolic geometry.
Steak and avocado
November 15, 2019
Mice fed a ketogenic — or very low-carb — diet were better able to combat the flu virus than mice fed food high in carbohydrates, according to a new Yale study.
Thomas Allen Harris (right) on his PBS show “Family Pictures USA"
November 15, 2019
Documentary filmmaker and Yale lecturer Thomas Allen Harris is on a mission to build a “people’s history” of America through ordinary family photos. 
Detail from bas-relief removed from Sennacherib’s “Palace Without Rival”
November 13, 2019
According to archaeologist Harvey Weiss, an abrupt 60-year megadrought is at the root of the “mother of all catastrophes” in ancient Assyria.
An illustration of diverse children’s faces
November 13, 2019
Kao discusses her new book “The Company We Keep,” which explores how young people form interracial relationships, and the value of diversity in schools.
Elisa Celis
November 6, 2019
Celis, an assistant professor of statistics and data science, discusses her work to advance fairness, inclusion — and ethics — in AI research.
A young Syrian refugee performs tests with a researcher
October 24, 2019
Household poverty alone drives cognitive decline in war-displaced children, a study has found — in keeping with research on U.S. children living under hardship.