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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

New research uses kinetic models to understand the grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history.

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Expanding the Reach of Metallic Glass

Engineers have found a unique method for designing metallic glass nanostructures across a wide range of chemicals, with applications ranging from fuel cells to biological implants.

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SEAS++

Computer Science joins Yale Engineering.

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Digital Field Guide to Cancer Cells

Yale biomedical engineer has compiled some of the most sophisticated data yet on the elaborate signaling networks directing highly invasive cancer cells.

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Editing genes to correct mutation in cystic fibrosis

Yale researchers successfully corrected the most common mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, a lethal genetic disorder.

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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.