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Researchers at Yale University are studying how two types of nanoscale structures on the feathers of birds produce brilliant and distinctive colors.
Sugary cereals, syrupy snacks and toy-packed kids meals. The health industry says it’s working to regulate food marketing to children, but is it working?
Yale University researchers have found one of the mechanisms that cause fat cells to lose their ability to efficiently store and use energy -- a scientific mystery and a phenomenon that contributes to a major public health problem.
A team of scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and Yale University have begun to unravel the complex process by which cells take in and store microscopic fat molecules, suggesting new directions for further research into solutions for obesity and its related conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.
Small bypass vessels which act as a 'back-up system' for the heart's main arteries play a significant role in reducing the mortality of patients with coronary artery disease.
Dr. Maria McNamara of Yale University has done microscopic research that shows how the colors of fossilized beetles have shifted.
Genetic parasites invaded the mammalian genome more than 100 million years ago and dramatically changed the way mammals reproduce -- transforming the uterus in the ancestors of humans and other mammals from the production of eggs to a nurturing home for developing young.
Since the online citizen science project Planet Hunters launched last December, 40,000 web users from around the world have been helping professional astronomers analyze. the light from 150,000 stars in the hopes of discovering Earth-like planets orbiting around them
Researchers have found that obese people had more difficulty resisting cravings for high-calorie foods.
The same meteorite impact that caused dinosaurs to go extinct 65 million years ago also essentially wiped out ancient birds.