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  • 04/29/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    All life exists on a knife's edge, a delicate balance of the many thousands of biochemical reactions that sustain it. At the cellular level, life is nothing but the proper collection of such...

  • 04/17/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering

    FluidScreen, a biotech company being started at Yale by three graduate students, has taken first prize in the 2014 Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize.

  • 04/15/2014

    Monika Weber holding her device, FluidScreen
    Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering

    In 2010, electrical engineering doctoral student Monika Weber came down with a bacterial infection. But as her doctor explained while writing her antibiotics prescription, the exact cause of her...

  • 03/25/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Vesicles are tiny bubble-like spheres naturally formed by clusters of lipid molecules. While man-made vesicles have been studied for decades, a team at Yale has recently found a way to...

  • 03/11/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Photon upconversion is like a materials' magic trick—the material absorbs low-energy visible photons and converts them into high-energy ultraviolet photons, right before your very eyes. In this...

  • 01/27/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    On Friday, InnovateHealth Yale hosted its first ever "Global Health Hackathon," bringing together fifty students from across the University to brainstorm and pitch ideas for health-related social...

  • 01/23/2014

    Bulldog Racing Team
    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Each year, dozens of collegiate teams flock to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to compete in the International SAE Formula Hybrid Competition, a grueling four-day event where students race...

  • 01/15/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Students in this semester's "Green Engineering and Sustainable Design" seminar will find everything they need to succeed in their new classroom. Whiteboard? Check. Markers? Check. 3D printer,...

  • 01/15/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Turning seawater or sewage into drinkable water depends on the filtering power of thin polyamide membranes. Microbes glom onto and muck up these membranes, disrupting their ability to remove salts...

  • 01/13/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Without the help of enzymes, we couldn’t digest food or synthesize DNA: They make the right metabolic reactions happen at the right speed.

    But like Goldilocks, enzymes won’t tolerate...

  • 12/23/2013

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    It's not every day that a college semester project has the potential to save lives.

    Yet with each tweak and tinker in Joseph Zinter's Medical Device Design and Innovation course at Yale...

  • 12/10/2013

    Dust ball on carpet
    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    A day in the life: emerging from beneath the basement’s musty sofa after she picked apart the splinters of the rotting table leg, the child then wanders into the little-used and little-cleaned...

  • 12/03/2013

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    A 3D printer is sort of like a magic box, fueled by ingenuity.

    Load it with data and presto! Out pops a kneecap. Or a bike chain. Or a brain.

  • 10/18/2013

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    To access the 3D printers at the Center for Engineering, Innovation and Design (CEID), all economics major and Design for America (DFA) member Paul Singer '16 has to do is swipe his Yale ID at the...

  • 09/30/2013

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Yale scientists will lead a new four-year, $4.4 million project intended to promote the design of a new generation of chemicals and materials less toxic to humans and the environment.