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2008-07-01 09:01:11

By Mary E. O'Leary, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 1--NEW HAVEN -- Another piece of Yale University's expansion north was celebrated Monday in a groundbreaking ceremony for its Health Services building -- a unique creation on a triangular plot across from the Grove Street Cemetery.

2008-06-25 21:02:44

By Mark Brackenbury By Alexandra Sanders Special to the Register NEW HAVEN -- Trumpet-carrying Yale University students and crayon- wielding fourth-graders may seem like an unlikely combination, but when they get together, lives are changed.

2008-06-15 18:00:06

By Mary E. O'Leary, New Haven Register, Conn. Jun.

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2008-05-27 16:03:38

A Yale research team has engineered a system with the potential for making the Internet work more efficiently, in which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Peer-to-Peer (P2P) software providers can work cooperatively to deliver data.

2008-04-02 03:00:42

By Fitzgerald, Gerard J The first large-scale use of a traditional weapon of mass destruction (chemical, biological, or nuclear) involved the successful deployment of chemical weapons during World War I (1914- 1918).

2008-02-14 09:00:24

Steven Hirsch, co-chairman and co-founder of leading adult film studio Vivid Entertainment, plans to tell MBA candidates at the Yale School of Management that Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) need to erect stronger barriers to keep children from accessing adult material. Mr.

2007-04-18 12:00:45

By Paul Clinton STAFF WRITER Ivy League schools flooded with applications have been tightening the screws on the nation's brightest high school seniors, who are finding it harder and harder to gain acceptance to colleges like Harvard, Yale and Princeton.

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2007-03-02 11:12:39

Archeologists from Yale and the University of Leicester have identified an ancient solar observatory at Chankillo, Peru as the oldest in the Americas with alignments covering the entire solar year, according to an article in the March 2 issue of Science.

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2006-10-03 02:35:00

An international team of astronomers found that "old stars" dominated many large galaxies in the early universe, raising the new question of why these galaxies progressed into "adulthood" so early in the life of the universe.

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2006-06-20 15:23:23

An international team of astronomers led by researchers at Yale has obtained key infrared observations that reveal the nature of quasar particle jets that originate just outside super-massive black holes at the center of galaxies and radiate across the spectrum from radio to X-ray wavelengths; a complementary study of jet X-ray emission led by astronomers at the University of Southampton, reaches the same conclusion.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.