YaleNews Evolutionary biologists probe human-chimp genetics mystery 2017-08-18T09:43:25.000000000-04:00 Yale and Howard University scientists developed a genetic analysis technique that can explore what makes humans different from chimpanzees. Solar eclipse offers information, inspiration, and awe 2017-08-17T11:14:38.000000000-04:00 The Aug. 21 event will be studied closely by Yale scientists. The public can also view the eclipse at Leitner Observatory. President Peter Salovey: Reflections After Charlottesville 2017-08-16T16:57:54.000000000-04:00 In a message to the campus, the president reaffirmed Yale's commitment to protecting freedom of speech and fostering a "truly inclusive" community. Revulsion over Charlottesville march shows why we shouldn’t ban hate speech 2017-08-16T16:35:52.000000000-04:00 Former Law School dean Robert Post discusses the complexities of First Amendment rights in such a "nightmare scenario." Less than 1% of neurons — the VIPs — orchestrate brain development 2017-08-16T15:03:04.000000000-04:00 Neuroscientist Jessica Cardin and colleagues discuss role of aptly named VIP interneurons in forming the brain’s cortical circuits. Starting opioid addiction treatment in the ED is cost-effective, says study 2017-08-16T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 People with opioid addiction who receive buprenorphine in the emergency department are more likely to still be in a drug treatment program 30 days later. Recent alumnus Adrian Hale is a testament to self-determination 2017-08-16T08:00:00.000000000-04:00 Hale grew up in the inner city, served in the Marine Corps, and graduated from Yale in May, becoming the first in his family to attend college. A tumor-suppressing gene can be harmful in some cancers 2017-08-15T18:01:39.000000000-04:00 Knocking out a gene that guards against blood cancers and heart disease may actually help combat solid tumors, says a Yale study. On the off-label use of ketamine as a treatment for mood disorders 2017-08-14T17:12:50.000000000-04:00 Drs. Gerard Sanacora and Samuel T. Wilkinson write that enthusiasm for the rapid-acting antidepressant should be coupled with caution. State standards do little to improve access to specialists in Medicaid 2017-08-14T14:45:51.000000000-04:00 More needs to be done to eliminate the gap in access to specialty care for Medicaid patients, concludes a new Yale study.