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'Sticky' Particles

Researchers discover that by tinkering with the surface properties of drug-loaded nanoparticles, they can potentially direct these particles to specific cells in the brain.

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Optimal Throwing Strategies

The act of throwing is incredibly complex and usually subject to a trade-off between speed and accuracy. A Yale researcher’s new study looks at why this is.

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Clean Water from a Plant-Based Membrane

A team of researchers has developed a plant-derived material that can be used to purify water potentially far more effectively than current petroleum-based membrane materials.

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Transforming Solar Cells

A group of Yale engineers have discovered a modification to a promising - but flawed – material, which could lead to a new generation of solar cells.

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Sensors in the Heart

Prof. Stuart Campbell received an NSF CAREER Award for a project that aims to identify the sensors in heart cells that trigger certain physiological changes.

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Faculty Spotlight
Joan Feigenbaum
Grace Murray Hopper Professor of Computer Science and Economics

Joan Feigenbaum's research interests include Internet algorithms, computational complexity, security and privacy, and digital copyright. She has a long-standing interest in fundamental problems in complexity theory and cryptology, and she is co-inventor of the security-research area of "trust management." She has also worked on algorithms for massive data sets, particularly in network operations and business-to-consumer e-commerce.