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Actionable Sustainability Research and Entrepreneurial Solutions to Climate Change

September 20, 2017
Call for Proposals: Actionable Sustainability Research and Entrepreneurial Solutions to Climate Change The Yale University Office of Sustainability, in partnership with the...

The Health Implications of Droughts for Older Adults

April 27, 2017
A new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health explores the health consequences of droughts. Lead author Dr. Jesse Berman is a former YIBS Donnelley Fellow, who worked...

Summit to Explore Gene Technologies and Environmental Solutions

April 20, 2017
BY TIMOTHY BROWN Originally published in Yale F&ES News This week, Yale will host the Editing Nature Summit: Integrating Science and Collective Wisdom to Create...

Editing Nature Summit 2017: Integrating science and collective wisdom to create responsible environmental solutions using gene technologies

March 31, 2017
The first Editing Nature Summit will take place on April 20-22, 2017, at Yale University. About the Summit DNA is the basic building block of life. It is shared by all...

The biogeography of tropical reef fishes: endemism and provinciality through time

March 13, 2017
A new Biological Reviews paper co-authored by former YIBS Donnelley Fellow Dr. Peter Cowman uses both phylogenetic and biogeographic data for coral reef fishes to examine the...

YIBS Science Communication Workshops and Lectures

February 18, 2017
On Friday February 10th, students and faculty from Yale gathered in Kroon Hall for a day of science communication. The event was part of a larger effort at Yale to train...

Sustaining a High-Tech Economy Using Inspiration from Nature

January 21, 2017
What can our current high-tech economy learn from nature’s evolution over the past 3.8 billion years? Os Schmitz, YIBS Director, writes about a nature-inspired self-...

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