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.
A recent study found that 1 in 7 people in Connecticut who have been diagnosed with skin cancer said they continued to use indoor tanning equipment after their diagnosis.
The study was by Yale University, and was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It was part of the reasoning for a change to Connecticut law that took effect October 1st, restricting who can use indoor tanning equipment.
A U.S. District Court in Hartford, Connecticut threw out a lawsuit late last week against former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo. The lawsuit accused Zedillo, who is now a professor at Yale University, of crimes against humanity. An attorney for the plaintiffs in the case says he plans to appeal the decision.