| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:35 AM
HARTFORD — Shaken by the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy and a violent break-in at his aunt's home, a crime he compared to the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, William Dong turned to firearms for protection, his public defender said Thursday....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:02 AM
CaroGen Corp. will establish a laboratory at UConn's Technology Incubation Program in Farmington to develop its vaccine technology research, the company is announcing Monday.
The Hamden-based biotechnology company has four employees and hopes to grow to...
| Dec 22, 2014
One in four Connecticut high school students has used an electronic cigarette, according to a study by researchers from the Yale School of Medicine, and even more students reported that they are likely to try an e-cigarette at some point in the future....
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s.
But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Last month, people voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia. As the movement toward marijuana legalization continues, lawmakers and policy experts are looking to the experiments in Colorado and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:48 PM
How Yale School of Medicine handled unwanted romantic advances by the cardiology department's most powerful administrator toward a junior researcher calls into question the elite institution's commitment to stamping out sexual harassment.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...
| Oct 25, 2014
You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery who are still pumping iron and running marathons. These pregnant phenoms elicit as much admiration as they do concern from onlookers.
If you're a...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show.
Federal cancer institute funding to...