Education

Yale prof wins Nobel
6:00 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Yale professor wins 2013 Nobel for Medicine

Yale Prof. James E. Rothman speaking at the Yale School of Medicine after it was announced he is one of three winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine
Credit Ebong Udoma

Yale Professor James E. Rothman, is one of three winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize for medicine announced on Monday. The award is for research on how key substances are transported within cells. He shares the prize with Randy Shekman of the University of California, Berkeley and Thomas Sudhof of Stanford University. Rothman credits funding from the National Institutes of Health for his research.

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Health
9:44 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Yale Study: 3D mamographies reduce recall rate, anxiety among patients

A new study from the Yale Cancer Center, published in the medical journal Radiology, shows that using 3D technology in mammography greatly reduces the number of woman called back for a second test.


Education
10:27 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Conn. standardized tests show mixed results

The Connecticut Department of Education released  the results of this year's statewide standardized tests on Tuesday.

The Connecticut Academic Performance Test, which is given to 10th graders, showed slight improvement in math science, and reading. However, it also showed slightly lower scores in writing.

The Connecticut Mastery Test, which is given to elementary and middle school students, showed lower scores across the board.


Education
9:17 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Drop in NY student standardized test scores disheartens state officials

Standardized test scores released on Wednesday show a dramatic drop in the number of New York public school students who received passing grades.


Children's mental health
6:09 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Report: Conn. schools not using state mental health resources

Connecticut schools aren’t making use of state mental health programs for children. That’s according to report released  Monday by the advocacy group the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut.  The groups says 160,000 children in Connecticut need mental health care, but only 20 percent receive it.


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