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images from a computerized tomography of the brain.

Lowering blood pressure reduces brain bleeding in strokes

Hypertension is the strongest risk factor for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) involving deep brain regions, but it appears to be unknown if intensive blood...
A laser-heated diamond anvil cell is used to simulate the pressure and temperature conditions of Earth’s core. Inset shows a scanning electron microscope image of a quenched melt spot with immiscible liquids. (Image credit: Sarah M. Arveson)

What does Earth’s core have in common with salad dressing?

This magnetic field is formed deep inside the earth in a fluid outer core of iron and other elements that creates electric currents. The...
Single molecule puts sperm on track

Single molecule puts sperm on track

Sperm starts their sprint to the ovum when they detect changes in the environment through a series of calcium channels arranged like racing stripes...
Another victim of violence: Trust in those who mean no harm

Another victim of violence: Trust in those who mean no harm

Exposure to violence is associated with long-term physiologic and brain changes that impact behavior and long term health. In adolescence, this can manifest as...
Yale chemists take a closer look at the spot where water meets air

Yale chemists take a closer look at the spot where water meets air

All known life needs liquid water to function properly. It's essential in part because water is such a good solvent, readily dissolving and transporting...
A photo of the DF2 galaxy (Image credit: NASA, ESA, and P. van Dokkum [Yale University])

New studies confirm existence of galaxies with almost no dark matter

A Yale-led team of researchers is doubling down on its earlier finding of a galaxy with almost no dark matter. In 2018, the researchers published...
Scientists show actin in action

Scientists show actin in action

Actin is the most abundant protein in most eukaryotic cells. It is highly conserved and participates in more protein-protein interactions than any known protein....
Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role

Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role

We can’t survive without love, because love is nested in the need for closeness that is wired into the deep structure of the human...
There is a large difference between human cell lines used for research

There is a large difference between human cell lines used for research

According to a survey conducted in 2016, more than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments. What's more, more...

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