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Studying the Health Effects of Fracking

An interdisciplinary team of Yale researchers will investigate the impact of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water quality and neonatal health outcomes within the Appalachian Basin.

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A Potential Cure for Multiple Sclerosis

It’s the first treatment that addresses the disease by disarming the immune cells that have turned against the body’s nerve cells, rather than simply suppressing them.

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Nanoparticles on the Brain

A collaboration between two laboratories – one in Engineering and the other in Medicine – has led to a promising drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles to fight a particularly aggressive and hard-to-treat brain cancer.

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'Fingerprint' Security

Jakub Szefer receives NSF CAREER Award to develop an extra layer of security by extracting a “fingerprint” for smartphones and other computer devices.

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Tricky Nanoparticles

Using nanoparticles, Yale researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that could reduce organ transplant complications by hiding the donated tissue from the recipient’s immune system.

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Faculty Spotlight
Aaron Dollar
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Aaron Dollar's research is centered in robotics, mechatronics, robotic grasping and manipulation. He is the director of the Yale GRAB Lab, which conducts research into robot manipulation and biorobotic systems. Dollar is also the editor and co-founder of RoboticsCourseWare.org, an open repository for robotics pedagogical materials.