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Shedding Light on Cellular Forces

An artificial cellular environment and a photosensitive drug give researchers a clearer picture of the process and potentially clues to how cancer cells behave.

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Yale Start-Up Wins Grant from USAID

A start-up created by Yale students and faculty has been awarded a $250,0000 grant for its breathing aid for premature infants.

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Cancer Fighters

Cancer Systems Biology @Yale will use a $9.5 million NIH grant to understand how cancer cells reach an aggressive state and begin damaging surrounding tissue.

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Secure Communication

NSF names Prof. Hong Tang as the leader of a team of researchers for an initiative designed to advance the technology needed for secure communication over long distances.

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Air Conditioning: Bringing You Relief & Microbes

Yale engineers are looking into the inner workings of air conditioning units and the kinds of bacteria and fungi they foster.

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Faculty Spotlight
Corey S. O'Hern
Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science & Physics

Corey O' Hern's research includes statistical mechanics of nonequilibrium systems such as glasses and granular materials; elasticity theories for soft materials; and structural, mechanical, and dynamical properties of proteins including folding, unfolding, and aggregation. The O'Hern Group tackles a broad range of fundamental questions in soft matter and biological physics using a combination of theoretical and computational techniques.