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Childhood Asthma

Researchers utilize next-generation DNA sequencing to put a finer point on the role of household microbes in childhood asthma.

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Cell Communication: Better in Groups

Cells can pick up chemical signals better when working with other cells — but only to a point.

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Quantum Technology on a Chip

Researchers have devised a process of nanofabrication to create a silicon chip that contains all the components needed for a quantum information processor.

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Xia Receives NSF CAREER Award

Xia will use the award to study the little-explored properties of graphene.

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Predicting How Materials Jam

Engineers predict the strain required to bring materials into a jammed state.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
W. Mark Saltzman
Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Physiology

W. Mark Saltzman's research is motivated by the desire to create safer and more effective medical and surgical therapy. He focuses on tissue engineering and on creating better methods for drug delivery. The Saltzman Research Group has developed technology based on the use of bio-compatible polymeric materials for the controlled delivery of drugs, proteins, and genes.